HC Deb 30 July 1956 vol 557 c86W
17. Dr. D. Johnson

asked the Minister of Health the numbers of certified patients who escaped from mental hospitals each year from 1950 to 1955; how many of these avoided recapture during the statutory period of 14 days; and how many of these latter were re-certified at subsequent dates.

Mr. Turton

I regret that this information is not available.