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Community Homes (Secure Places)

Volume 957: debated on Tuesday 7 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Chislehurst of 17th July 1978—[Vol. 954, cc. 101–21]—he will indicate how many of the secure places listed are available for remand, as distinct from long-stay purposes, including separate figures in respect of boys and girls.

The number of secure places at 1st July 1978 in observation and assessment centres approved by the Secretary of State for each children's RPC area in England in which young people on remand are accommodated are listed below:

Regional planning areaNumber of places for girlsNumber of places for boysNumber of places for both sexesTotal number of places
Area 11414
Area 255
Area 344
Area 47613
Area 533
Area 666
Area 75611
Area 8161026
Area 9
Area 10
Area 1122