§ Mr. Maginnis
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many amendments have been made to date in the Department of the Environment's roads service budget during the year 1994–95; and what has been the effect of each amendment, in financial terms, for each division of the roads service.
§ Mr. Moss
[holding answer 7 February 1995]Apart from a number of technical adjustments which have no financial effect for any of the six divisions of the Department's roads service, five amendments have been made in the roads service budget during the current financial year resulting in additional funding for those Divisions as follows:
mentally ill and detained (a)n medical wards, (b)n prison or (c)n police cells in the latest year for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of patients on psychiatric wards are legally detained under the Mental Health Act.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many patients have been detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 1990;
(2) how many patients are currently detained under the Mental Health Act 1993 in private psychiatric hospitals.
§ Mr. Bowis
A bulletin and booklet on legal status statistics 1987–88 to 1992–93 containing figures on admissions of patients detained under the 1983 Mental Health Act to national health services facilities, private 271W nursing homes and to the special hospitals are shortly to be published. Copies of both publications will be placed in the Library.