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Secure Accommodation Units

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many hospitals will be having secure accommodation units built on to them in the next two years; and how many beds will be provided in Northern Ireland.

[pursuant to his reply, 12 May 1980]: None, but I accept that a need exists for a medium secure unit for the mentally ill and consultations on the siting of the unit and its operational policy are currently taking place.

asked the Secretary of State

£000's
1976–771977–781978–791979–80 (estimated)
Salaries, travelling and subsistence8·310·711·013·0
Accommodation charges etc4·23·63·34·4
Contributions to RoSPA central services3·03·73·63·5
Total15·518·017·920·9
The Department also make payments to the Roads Safety Council of Northern Ireland which is affiliated to RoSPA. The information for these is as follows:

£000's
1976–7720.1
1977–7833.6
(including 8.6 for a seat belt campaign) publicity
1978–7967.8
(including 31.6 for a drink and drive publicity campaign)
1979–8041.8
(including 12.1 for a drink and drive publicity campaign)