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Community Services (Young Persons)

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 13 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps are being taken to provide community and recreational activities for young people; and whether some form of universal civic service is intended.

Under Northern Ireland legislation district councils and area education and library boards provide recreational and social facilities. It is also the responsibility of the boards to provide adequate youth facilities in their areas. Grants to these bodies and to voluntary bodies for these purposes are available from the Department of Community Relations and the Department of Education. It is estimated that in the financial year

DownshireHospital PurdysburnGransha
Dates197219731974197219731974197219731974
January219108324
February111135412
March2112531
April141366321
May19114121
June1123412
July231986112
August11141011331
September2810431
October1124119333
November124994121
December111439211
Total of Admission1414131069172231916
Tyrone and FermanaghHospital HolywellSt. Lukes
Dates197219731974197219731974197219731974
January7461175122
February551010422
March194652421
April4116467221
May676661121
June7108682113
July4724571
August567544231
September34955431
October78947111
November461041511
December687354113
Totals of Admissions528483736050201514