§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what evidence he has assessed of the extent to which local authorities have been charging for section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 residential or domiciliary services; and if he will give guidance to those who have paid for such services. 
§ Mr. Boateng
This information is not held centrally in the Department. Any individuals who think they have been wrongly charged for services provided under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 can seek legal advice and take legal action if so advised.