§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what provision he intends to make to establish further therapy and counselling services for child abuse offenders.
§ Mr. John Patten
We are currently reviewing the guidance we have issued to authorities and their agencies on the handling of child abuse cases. As part of that review we shall, together with the Home Office, be considering the provision of therapy and counselling services for child abuse offenders.