Secure Accommodation: Young Offender Institutions

Justice written question – answered at on 4 November 2009.

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Photo of Rudi Vis Rudi Vis Labour, Finchley and Golders Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much the Youth Justice Board pays per person for a place in (a) a secure training centre, (b) a young offenders institution and (c) a local authority secure children's home.

Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (also in Government Equalities Office), Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (also in the Ministry of Justice)

The Youth Justice Board calculates annual figures for the cost of places in the three types of establishment in the under-18 secure estate. As at 1 April 2009, these were as follows:

Average annual cost per place (£000)
Secure children's home 215
Secure training centre 160
Young offender institution 60

These figures are the average costs per place and include places for both remanded and sentenced young people. VAT is not included within these figures.

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