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Mental Defectives, Durham (Accommodation)

Volume 530: debated on Thursday 15 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the scarcity of institutional accommodation for persons of weak intellect in the county of Durham; and what is the prospect of adequate provision.

I am aware of the shortage. I cannot say when it will be possible to meet all needs, but steady progess is being made within the limits of the available resources.