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Rotherwood Children's Home, Salford

Volume 527: debated on Friday 7 May 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the total cost of the Rotherwood Children's Home in Stafford; the number of children housed; the number of staff employed; and the real cost per child per week including capital charges.

The total cost of providing the Rotherwood Children's Home was £24,150. The number of children accommodated there is 32. The number of staff employed is 10 (of whom six are child-care staff). According to the local authority's revised estimate for 1954–55, the cost per child per week, including capital charges, is £5 9s. 4d.