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Community Homes

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many (a) boys and (b) girls were in community homes at the latest available date; and how many of these were in secure units in community homes.

21,511 boys and 12,376 girls were resident in community homes at 31 March 1978. 267 secure places of all types in community homes were available for use on that date. We do not keep information centrally about the numbers of children and young persons in them.