Youth Custody

Justice written question – answered on 11th January 2010.

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Photo of David Burrowes David Burrowes Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many hours each day young offenders spent locked in a cell at each (a) secure children's home, (b) secure training centre and (c) young offender institution on average in the latest period for which figures are available.

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 following tables provide the average number of hours per day which young people in custody spent in their rooms during September 2009.

The data have been supplied by the Youth Justice Board and have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large-scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing and may be subject to change over time.

(a) Secure children's homes Time in room (hours)
Aldine House 10.5
Atkinson Unit 10.1
Aycliffe 11.0
Barton Moss 10.9
Clayfields 11.3
East Moor 11.1
Hillside 9.5
Kyloe 11.5
Lincolnshire 11.0
Red Bank 10.3
Swanwick Lodge 11.0
Vinney Green 10.2
(b) Secure training centres Time in room (hours)
Oakhill 10.0
Medway 10.4
Rainsbrook 10.0
Hassockfield 10.1
(c) Young offender institutions Time in room (hours)
Ashfield 13.9
Brinsford 15.6
Castington 15.2
Cookham Wood 15.2
Downview 14.2
Eastwood Park 11.8
Feltham 16.0
Foston Hall 12.0
Hindley 15.4
Huntercombe 15.6
New Hall 12.8
Parc 15.2
Stoke Heath 16.3
Warren Hill 15.1
Werrington 15.3
Wetherby 15.5
Wetherby (Keppel Unit) 13.9

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