HC Deb 25 February 1988 vol 128 c275W
Mr. McTaggart

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many long-stay mental hospital patients have been released into care in the community in each of the last five years.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Cumbernauld and Kilsyth (Mr. Hogg) on 19 November 1987. Information for 1987 is not yet available.