HC Deb 03 December 1973 vol 865 cc312-3W
Mr. Millan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for the last 12-month period for which figures are available for Scotland and Glasgow, respectively, the number of cases in which a child, as defined for the purposes of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968, has been sentenced by the court to a period of residential training ; and if he will give details as to the numbers allocated by him to the various types of residential establishment.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

The following table indicates the allocation of children for residential training under Section 58A of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 during the year ending 31st August 1973 :

Scotland Glasgow
List D Schools 161 101
Penal establishments 15 3
Assessment centres 12 3
Hostels 6 1
Hospital 1 1
Total 195 109