1931Institutions Legislation and Policy

Announcement Date: 21st August 1931

Institutions

Hedley Report: Dept Committee on Colonies for Mental Defectives.

 

Hedley Report: Dept Committee on Colonies for Mental Defectives. Committee appointed jointly by the Board of Control and Ministry of Health for England & Wales to consider “the essential structural requirements of a complete colony for mental defectives of all types, and to what extent the cost could be reduced by the adoption of semi-permanent or temporary buildings or other new methods of construction, having regard to the comparative cost of maintenance as well as the initial capital expenditure involved”.