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Mentally Handicapped Adults (Training)

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many adult training centre places were available for mentally handicapped adults in each of the last five years; and in each case, how many of these were full-time and how many part-time.

The number of places available on 31 March each year since 1976 was as follows:

Number
197636,638
197738,682
197840,787
197942,061
198042,337
Information on the numbers occupied full-time or part-time is not collected centrally.
Perinatal, neonatal and infant mortality rates by social class—legitimate births only—for the area health authorities within the Mersey regional health authority 1977–78.
*TotalSocial Class
IIIIIIIVV
Cheshire
Perinatal†171512191820
Neonatal‡9861098
Infant‡131110141214
Liverpool
Perinatal16179142018
Neonatal81077115
Infant1212109198
St Helens and Knowsley
Perinatal171212152220
Neonatal1199101513
Infant161211132021
Sefton
Perinatal151020121510
Neonatal788682
Infant1181211138
Wirral
Perinatal14911161121
Neonatal634749
Infant1169111219
* The totals include residual social groups not ascribed to social class I to V.
† Rate per 1,000 total—live and still-legitimate births.
‡ Rate per 1,000 live legitimate births.

Note: Many of the rates are based on small numbers of deaths and should be used with caution.