§ Mrs. Brinton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what recent evaluation he has made of methods of control and restraint in local authority secure units for young people; 
(2) when he will decide on a national standard of accredited methods of control and restraint in local authority secure units for young people. 
§ Mr. Hutton
The methods of control and restraint adopted in each local authority secure unit are monitored and evaluated as part of the continuing inspection programme of secure establishments for children carried out by the social services inspectorate.
Guidance on permissible forms of control in children's residential care was issued in 1993.