HC Deb 24 February 1927 vol 202 c1914
61. Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Health the number of persons in mental hospitals and homes on the 1st January, 1927?


The number of persons certified in England and Wales under the Lunacy Acts resident in county and borough mental hospitals, registered hospitals, licensed houses and in single care on the 1st January, 1927, was 116,748. There were in addition 796 voluntary boarders. The number of mental defectives resident in institutions and under guardianship on the same date was 22,739.