To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what length of time on average prisoners aged (a) up to 18 and (b) over 18 at Feltham young offenders prison spent locked in their cells each day in (i) 1997–98, (ii) 1998–99, (iii) 1999–2000 and (iv) 2002–03; and if he will make a statement. 
Details of the average time prisoners spend locked in their cells each day are not recorded by the Prison Service. However, the average time unlocked for all prisoners at Feltham young offender institution for the periods specified is given in the following table. No details are collected routinely on average time spent out of cell by specific age groups of prisoners.
|Average week day time unlocked at Feltham||Average weekend time unlocked at Feltham|