§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many DSS resettlement units have closed each year since 1990.
§ Mr. Roger Evans
Since 1990 the Department has either closed and replaced or disengaged from the direct administration of 16 resettlement units as follows:
Year and unit Status 1991 Fazakerley—Liverpool Closed Brighton Closed Bridge House Closed 1992 Alvaston—Derby Closed Walkden—Manchester Closed Winterbourne—Bristol Closed Plawsworth—Newcastle Closed 1993 Stormy Down—South Wales Closed Camden—London Disengaged Southampton Disengaged Newbury Disengaged 1994 Spur House—Lewisham Disengaged Pound Lodge—Brent Disengaged Leicester Disengaged Lye—West Midlands Disengaged West End House—London Disengaged