HC Deb 26 July 1951 vol 491 c89W
101. Mr. J. Johnson

asked the Minister of Health how many mentally-defective and uneducable children there are in the region administered by the Birmingham Regional Hospital Board; and how many of these are still awaiting admission to hospital.

Mr. Blenkinsop

The number of mental Defectives in the community and in institutions in the Birmingham Regional Hospital Area who are under 16 is about 2,100. The position in institutions and on the waiting list has not changed materially since my right hon. Friend's reply to my hon. Friend's question on 3rd July.