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Children's Training (Court Orders)

Volume 886: debated on Monday 10 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children were ordered during 1974 by the courts to undergo residential training in accordance with the provisions of Section 58A of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1973; and how many were placed in List D schools.

Final figures are not yet available, but 221 children are known to have been committed in 1974 for residential training. Of that number, 15 received a further sentence or sentences in the course of the year. The number so far placed in List D schools following a first sentence was 171.