§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the origin and eventual location of each of the 101 persons refused admission to special hospitals in 1983.
§ Mr. John Patten
The location, at the time application was made, of the 101 persons for whom applications for admission to special hospitals in 1983 were not accepted was as follows:
Number In custody awaiting trial 52 In NHS hospitals 27 In prison serving custodial sentences 16 In the community 3 In Carstairs State Hospital, Scotland 1 In private hospital accommodation 1 In prison awaiting a decision by the Home Secretary on a hospital placement under the provisions of the Criminal Procedures (Insanity) Act 1 TOTAL 101
We have no information on eventual disposal, except for the person subject to the provisions of the Criminal 660W Procedures (Insanity) Act who was subsequently sent to a special hospital on the direction of my right hon. and learned Friend, the Home Secretary.