Womens Prisons: Young Offenders

Justice written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Christopher Huhne Christopher Huhne Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Home Affairs, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Lord Chancellor, Ministry of Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many women in custody aged 17 years have been placed in adult prison detoxification units in the last 12 months, broken down by prison; and how long each stayed in those units.

Photo of David Hanson David Hanson The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Figures for the number of women aged 17 years placed in adult detoxification units in the last 12 months are not held centrally. Establishments are unable to provide the figures within the time allocated for answer. Figures can be obtained only at a disproportionate cost.

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