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Certificates Of Unruliness (Girls)

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 23 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in the Official Report details of all the certificates of unruliness issued in respect of girls in England and Wales in September, October and November 1978, showing in each case the court at which the order was made, the nature of the offence, at which establishment the girl made the subject of the order was accommodated and the length of the period of remand in that establishment.

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 15 December 1978; Vol. 960, c. 502], gave the following information:The following table gives particulars of girls received into prison department establishments in England and Wales under certificates of unruliness in September-November 1978. The 40 certificates of unruliness issued were in respect of 35 girls, four girls having received more than one remand.


Court of Summary Jurisdiction


Establishment to which remanded


Period of remand (days)

NovemberMiddlesbroughBurglaryLow Newton7
NewcastleBurglaryLow Newton5
CreweAssault occasioning actual bodily harm (two counts). Damage.Risley6
ChesterfieldAssault occasioning actual bodily harm, assaulting police officer.Risley6
WoolwichUnauthorised taking of vehicleHolloway21
LittlehamptonAssault occasioning actual bodily harm.Holloway8
Arundel†Assault occasioning actual bodily harm.Holloway21

* All are remand centres except Holloway.

† Second or subsequent remand.