asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the cost to the taxpayer to maintain someone in Department of Health and Social Services accommodation in the Newry/Armagh area.
Information is not available in the form requested. The average gross costs in the year ended 31 March 1986 of maintaining someone in the various types of accommodation provided by the Southern Health and Social Services Board in Armagh/Dungannon and Newry/ Mourne units of management are set out in the table. These exclude income, capital and central administration costs.
|£—per resident week
|Old Peoples' Homes
|Hostels for Mentally Handicapped Persons
|Home for Physically Handicapped Persons
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people are living in Department of Health and Social Services accommodation in Newry urban area/Armagh urban area.
Information is not available in the precise form requested. The following figures show the number of people living in accommodation provided by health and social services boards, acting as agents of the Department of Health and Social Services at 31 December 1985. This includes homes and hostels for children in care, the elderly and mentally or physically handicapped people. The areas referred to are the health and social services units of management.
|Armagh and Dungannon
|Newry and Mourne