Vulnerable Londoners’ Housing (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-06-20
Session date: 
June 20, 2019
Reference: 
2019/12138
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many Londoners with learning disabilities are housed in long-term institutional setting awaiting independent homes in the community?

Answer

Vulnerable Londoners’ Housing (1)

Vulnerable Londoners’ Housing (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

According to NHS statistics, there were 300 Londoners with a learning disability, autism, or both in hospital at the end of April 2019. Many would have been awaiting a home in the community, though unfortunately data on this is not routinely collected by the NHS.

Please also refer to Mayor's Question 2019/12139.