John Hemming (Birmingham, Yardley, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many initial hospital orders have been made under section 37 of the Mental Health Act for each category of mental disorder in each of the last five years; and how many of the initial orders were renewed under section 20 for each category of mental disorder in each year.
Rosie Winterton (Minister of State (Health Services), Department of Health; Doncaster Central, Labour)
This information is not available in the requested format.
Some information is available in relation to inpatients who were formally detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983, between 1994-95 and 2004-05, from the detained patients bulletin at
Some information is also available about guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983 from the guardianship bulletin at: