HC Deb 10 December 1973 vol 866 c57W
Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he has taken to provide detoxification centres in view of Section 34 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972.

Sir K. Joseph

Hospital boards were invited to put forward proposals and as a result detoxification centres are currently being planned at Manchester and Birmingham. In addition two community based centres in North-East and South-West London are under discussion.