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Thorn Cross Young Offender Institution: Vocational Education

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many inmates of Thorn Cross Young Offenders Institute have acquired vocational qualifications whilst detained at the institute. (150870)

In the periods 2005-06 and 2006-07, 104 and 145 prisoners respectively acquired vocational qualifications at HMYOI Thorn Cross. In the first three months of the current business year 2007-08, 91 prisoners have so far gained a vocational qualification at the establishment.