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Young Persons (Community Homes)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many young people are currently placed in (a) voluntary community homes with education and (b) local authority community homes with education (i) nationally, (ii) on Merseyside and (iii) from the Ormskirk constituency.

The numbers of children in community homes in England and on Merseyside with educational facilities on the premises on 31 March 1981 are given in the following table:

Assisted (voluntary) community homes964156
Local authority maintained or controlled community homes3,65797
The figures for England are estimated. Information is not available centrally in terms of parliamentary constituencies.