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Detention Centre And Training

Volume 87: debated on Thursday 21 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many young males were sentenced to a period of detention centre, senior and junior, training in the period 1 January 1984 to 30 June 1984, 1 July 1984 to 31 December 1984 and 1 January 1985 to 30 June 1985, respectively;(2) how many males were sentenced to periods of imprisonment in

(a) junior detention centres and (b) senior detention centres during 1984 and the first and second quarters of 1985.

Information on males initially received on sentence into junior and senior detention centres is given in the following table. The available information on males sentenced to detention centres in each calendar year is published annually in "Criminal Statistics England and Wales, Supplementary Tables"; in the issue for 1984 in volume 1, tables S1.1(C) and S1.1(D) for magistrates' courts, and in volume 2, tables S2.1(C) and S2.1(D) for the Crown court.

Initial receptions on sentence of males given detention centre orders

by type of centre and date of reception

1 January 1984 to 30 June 1985
Junior detention centresSenior detention centres
1984
1st half-year2,4663,540
2nd half-year1,9613,615
1985*
1st quarter1,0251,985
2nd quarter1,1451,940
1st half-year2,1703,925
* Provisional figures