HC Deb 19 February 1982 vol 18 c231W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children aged under 17 years are currently detained under section 53 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933; and of these, how many are detained in prison department establishments, community homes and youth treatment centres, respectively.

Mr. Mayhew

I shall reply as soon as possible.