HC Deb 18 March 1937 vol 321 c2244
33. Mr. Short

asked the Home Secretary the number of remand homes in 1930 and for each successive year to date?

Sir J. Simon

Remand homes established under the Children and Young Persons Act, 1933, by local authorities numbered 25, 29 and 31 in 1934, 1935 and 1936 respectively. In addition about 35 private houses and 65 voluntary homes are used for remand purposes by arrangement with the occupiers.