HC Deb 29 June 1976 vol 914 cc141-2W
Mr. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will introduce legislation to allow the construction of probation homes and hostels in Scotland and to permit local authorities to establish day training centres which can be use in conjunction with probation orders.

Mr. McElhone

Regional and islands authorities already have sufficient powers for these purposes under the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.