Aston Hall Hospital: Offences against Children

Department of Health written question – answered on 24th March 2017.

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Photo of Louise Ellman Louise Ellman Chair, Transport Committee, Chair, Transport Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made on investigating historical allegations of abuse at Aston Hall, Derbyshire; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of David Mowat David Mowat The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The police investigation into this matter remains on-going. Derbyshire Police has advised that the scale and nature of this enquiry naturally means that this is a protracted and complex investigation.

The timescales for any system-wide Serious Case Review or Learning Review will depend on the outcome of current police enquiries.

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