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Cerebral Palsy: Conductive Education

Volume 592: debated on Thursday 30 July 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many children with cerebral palsy have attended British conductive centres over the last five years; and how this compares with the numbers of British children who have had a similar education overseas. [HL2934]

The Government do not collect statistics either on the number of children with cerebral palsy attending conductive education centres in the United Kingdom or on the number of British children receiving such education abroad. However, the Peto Institute in Budapest provided information in March 1997 indicating that they had cared for a total of 942 British children up to that date.