§ Mrs. Mahon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the total cost, and to which Government Departments, of funding private and voluntary homes for the elderly in Calderdale in each year from 1979.
§ Mrs. Mahon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many places there were in(a) local authority elderly persons homes and (b) private homes for elderly persons in Calderdale in each year since 1979.
§ Mr. Freeman
The information readily available for the period relates to the number of places in homes for elderly people and younger physically handicapped people. Information for the years ending 31 March 1981 to 1986 is published in "Residential Accommodation for Elderly and Younger Physically Handicapped People: All Residents in Local Authority, Voluntary and Private Homes Year ending 31 March 1981 to Year ending 31 March 1986 England", a copy of which is available in the Library. The information for the year ending 31 March 1980, and provisional information for the year ending 31 March 1987, is given in the table.
Number of places in residential care homes in Calderdale local authority for elderly people and for younger physically handicapped people, as at 31 March, 1980 and 1987 Year Local authority homes Voluntary homes Private homes All homes 1980 656 91 131 878 19871 702 32 438 1,172 1 Provisional.