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Feltham Young Offender Institution and Remand Centre

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the budget was for Feltham Young Offenders Institute in each of the last five years. (150358)

The budget for Feltham Young Offenders Institute in each of the last five years is contained in the following table.

HMYOI Feltham Budgets 2003-04 to 2007-08

Budget (Net Del) As at BV4

Adjustments

Comments

2003-04

21,996,622

2004-05

31,268,861

11,314,937

YJB expenditure budget Feltham (added in baseline allocation)

-4,112,000

Health care transfer to PCT

2005-06

35,665,679

1,034,166

Additional YJB allocation (added in baseline)

2006-07

30,850,215

-1,950,664

Reduction in YJB allocation

-2,359,577

Education to LSC

2007-08

30,856,217

-729,213

Education to LSC

Note:

1. Budgets are allocated throughout the year.

2. The figures have been compiled at July each year for consistency.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many social workers working at Feltham Young Offenders Institute are jointly funded by the Youth Justice Board and the Department for Children, Schools and Families. (150359)

The Youth Justice Board has been funding two social worker posts at Feltham. Following the promotion of the senior social worker to be head of safeguarding, there is currently one social worker in post and the vacancy is being advertised. The Youth Justice Board and the Department for Children, Schools and Families have agreed that funding for the financial year 2007-08 would be provided jointly.