HC Deb 03 November 1980 vol 991 cc405-6W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many juveniles entered secure units in (a) community homes, (b) observation and assessment centres and (c) youth treatment centres in 1978 and 1979.

Sir George Young

Juveniles in residental care may be placed into security at various times and for varying periods. Information is not collected centrally about the numbers of such episodes in community homes, including observation and assessment centres. As regards youth treatment centres, in 1978, there were 20 and, in 1979, 26 admissions to security.

how many were over (a) 60, and (b) 65 years of age.

Mr. Prentice

The information requested is set out below. This refers to deaths in respect of which a death grant was grant in each of the last five years; and paid.