HC Deb 12 January 1971 vol 809 c37W
Mr. Fowler

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many drug users were treated in drug dependence clinics in England and Wales during 1970; and what was the comparable figure for 1969.

Mr. Alison

Information in the form requested is not available, but at the end of October, 1970, 1,163 out-patients and 110 in-patients were receiving hospital treatment for heroin addiction; the corresponding figures for October, 1969, are 1,179 and 104.

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