Investigation and Report on Mental Deficiency in Hong Kong

Scope and Content

Material concerns the invitation of Leslie Hilliard by the Government of Hong Kong to investigate mental deficiency problems in the country. The item includes letters, a speech transcript by the Acting Colonial Secretary and Hilliard's final report. Hilliard's visit to Hong Kong was early in 1960 and the findings of his report were accepted by the government as a basic guide for a general policy on the issue.