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Fine Defaulting (Young Offenders)

Volume 264: debated on Tuesday 24 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list by individual centres the numbers of young people who have been committed to young offenders' centres for defaulting on fines in each of the last six years. [39277]

Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the temporary Director General of the Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from Richard Tilt to Mr. Mark Fisher, dated 24 October 1995:

The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question asking, if he will list by individual centres the numbers of young people who have been committed to young offenders' centres for defaulting on fines in each of the last six years.

The information requested is in the attached table and is for young people aged under 21 for the years 1990 to 1994. Data for 1989 is not available.

Receptions of young people into young offender institutions.

Establishment

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

Closed YOIS (male)

Brinsford9751
Deerbolt1
Dover11
Feltham8426185237218
Glen Parva18437214323321
Guys Marsh
Hollesley Bay11
Huntercombe11
Lancaster Farms1966
Moorland52413
Northallerton21
Wetherby133181
Total closed YOIS (male)403251423712657

Open YOIS (male)

Guys Marsh2
Hatfield11
Thorn Cross2112
Usk632
Total open YOIS (male)212133

Short sentence YOIS (male)

Eastwood Park626176
Hollesley Bay9610761
Lowdham Grange94
Werrington36
Wetherby29609703
Total short sentence YOIS (male)143752940

Juvenile YOIS (male)

Feltham5135
Lancaster farms1
Werrington5
Total Juvenile YOIS (male)56351
Total all YOIS (male)5461,0051,420768691

Closed YOIS (female)

New Hall236122214
Styal
Total closed YOIS (female)236122214

Open YOIS (female)

Drake Hall121221
Total open YOIS (female)121221
Total all female YOIS (female)246143435
Total all YOIS5701,0111,434802726