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Drunken Offenders (Overnight Facilities)

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the progress being made on establishing extra overnight facilities for habitual drunks.

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in which areas of the country voluntary organisations have so far agreed to establish wet shelters for habitual drunken offenders.

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in which areas he proposes to establish overnight facilities for habitual drunken offenders.

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further consideration has been given to helping voluntary organisations financially so that suitable overnight shelter can be provided for persons who would otherwise be charged with drunkenness offences.

I refer the hon. Members and my hon. Friends to the reply I gave today to similar questions by my hon. Friends the Members for Romford (Mr. Neubert), Cheltenham (Mr. Irving) and the hon. Member for Carlisle (Mr. Lewis).