HC Deb 20 March 1980 vol 981 cc277-8W
Mr. Soley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) whether Booth House detoxification centre in Tower Hamlets accepts referrals from the police as an alternative to prosecution;

(2) whether a commencement order has been made under section 34 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 approving Booth House detoxification centre, Tower Hamlets, as a treatment centre for alco- holics to which a police constable may take a drunken offender.

Sir George Young