HC Deb 01 May 1963 vol 676 c111W
Mr. McInnes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the serious shortage of residential accommodation in Scotland for children with severe mental handicaps; and what he is doing to improve the situation.

Mr. Noble

Yes. A large part of the hospital building programme is being devoted to making good the deficiency of hospital accommodation for mental defective patients including children.