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Steven Wilkins

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will institute an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the grant of home leave to Steven Wilkins, a patient at Eastdale special hospital, in June 1979.

I have already looked into the circumstances of this tragic case and I have written twice to the hon. Member about it. I am not persuaded that an inquiry would serve a useful purpose.