§ Mr. K. Robinson
asked the Minister of Health if he will state the total number of applications made so far this year to mental health review tribunals; how many applicants were classified in each of the four categories of mental disorder; how many discharges have been made by the tribunals; how many cases are yet to be heard; and how many have been adjourned.
§ Mr. Powell
The following are the figures:
APPLICATIONS TO MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW TRIBUNALS 1ST NOVEMBER, 1960 TO 6TH JUNE, 1961 Classification Result Mental illness 129 Discharged from compulsory powers 10 Subnormality 128 Severe subnormality 64 Yet to be heard 242 Psychopathie disorder 25 Adjourned 6 Rejected 123 Not classified 35 381 381