1975/6 project reports on yong people and Roger Gleaves

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Dear Department of Health,

In 1975 in response to the Johnny Go Home documentary there was a debate in the House of Commons about Homelessness.

Michael Meacher announced the first 5 of these actions in that debate and the sixth in Feb 1976. http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commo...

Please could you send me the reports from each of these projects, and then the recommendations and actions taken by the Department from these reports.I realise that no 2 and 5 were not your department but nevertheless your department should have had a copy in order to make the decisions.

Summary
1. Department for Health and Social Security 3 year research project on young people newly arrived in London.

2. Department of Environment sponsored a research study with CHAR re accommodation needs of young people.

3. DHSS study of Counselling and Advisory Services on what help for young people—personal, psychological and practical.”

4. DHSS Cooperation with Camden and Westminster seeking their co-operation in working out the further steps that need to be taken.

5. “The Home Secretary instituted a full internal inquiry to investigate what action was taken by the various departments of the Home Office and related services in connection with the Gleaves affair. We are seeking to find out exactly what happened and why there was not the dissemination of the information to other Departments.”

6. In Feb 1976 Feb Meacher announced a Government working party to examine lessons learnt from Gleaves case. 6 months later it reported [22]

Yours faithfully,

Cathy Fox

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Dear Department of Health,

Please could you send me a copy of the information management policy for this type of information.
Please could you tell me what records are kept, and where they are accessible, of what information has been retained, destroyed, archived or sent elsewhere.

Yours faithfully,

Cathy Fox

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