Skip to main content

International Year Of The Child

Volume 976: debated on Wednesday 16 January 1980

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on his Department's participation in the Intenational Year of the Child; what work was carried out by his Department in connection with the International Year of the Child; and what further follow-up studies are being planned for 1980.

My Department is contributing £62,500 to the Government grant to the United Kingdom Association for the International Year of the Child, which undertook responsibility for the main direction of the national response to the Year.Remands of girls under 17 to prison department establishments under certificates of unruliness have been prohibited since 1 March 1979. No follow-up studies are planned.