§ 76. Mr. Stephen Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many additional places he anticipates being able to provide during the next 12 months in small secure units for juveniles suffering from mental disorders which are considered to be capable of cure.
§ Mr. Moyle
One regional health authority is planning a secure unit for adolescent psychiatry with about 20 places, but it will not be ready within 12 months. Local authorities are planning to provide106W a number of small secure units in community homes, but these are not intended for juveniles suffering from mental illness.