§ Lord Blease
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many (i) boys and (ii) girls, aged 16 to 18, in Northern Ireland left the Child Care Services in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
The Earl Gowrie
The numbers of boys and girls over compulsory school age discharged from the care442WA
(vi) the total arrears of pay collected (pounds sterling);
(vii) the total number of permits providing for the employment of infirm and incapacitated persons under Northern Ireland Wages Council legislation. [8th February].
The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (The Earl of Gowrie)
The information requested is set out in the following table.
of the Health and Social Services Boards in Northern Ireland during the period 1976–1980 (1980 is the last year for which figures are available) were as follows:
Year Boys Girls Total 1976 61 69 130 1977 61 52 113 1978 73 64 137 1979 97 106 203 1980 113 130 243