HC Deb 13 May 1988 vol 133 c281W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many mental health patients in Scotland lost their entitlement to vote in the last general election as a result of their residence in a hospital.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 12 May 1988]: This information is not available. The answer I gave on 16 November 1987 to the hon. Member for Glasgow, Provan (Mr. Wray), at column 257, set out the facilities available to patients in mental hospitals at the last general election.