Long-term detention statistics at Low Secure Units

Andrew Wheway made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth

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Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,

I should be obliged to be informed the number, as of today's date, of Service Users detained under the mental health act in Low Secure Units in England, both NHS and private, who have been detained for more than 15 years.

I should also be obliged to be informed the number, as of today's date, of Service Users detained under the mental health act in Low Secure Units in England, both NHS and private, who have been detained for more than 20 years.

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Wheway

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Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth

7 August 2018

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0772430

 

Dear Mr Wheway,

Request for information

Thank you for your email received by the Information Commissioner’s Office
(ICO) on 1 August 2018.

You have asked us to provide statistical information in relation to
service users detained under the Mental Health Act in low secure units.

It may help to explain that the ICO is the UK’s independent authority set
up to up uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting
openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. The Department
for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is our sponsoring department within
the government. The ICO enforces and oversees data protection legislation,
the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC
Directive) Regulations 2003.  
 
Further information about the ICO is available on our website here:
 
[1]https://ico.org.uk/

The Information Commissioner does not hold any information beyond what is
needed or necessary in her role as the regulator of the legislation listed
above.

We have considered your request in accordance with the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. However, the information you have asked
for is not held by the ICO.
 
We think the information you have asked for is more likely to be held by
NHS England or associated public or private organisations that provide
mental health services in the UK.

You can contact NHS England here:

[2][email address]

Please write “Freedom of Information” in the subject line of any
request email you send to them. I hope this proves helpful.

Yours sincerely,

Aideen Oakes

Lead Information Access Officer

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF

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