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Secure Training Centres: Injuries

Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what injuries were sustained by boys held in Hassockfield Secure Training Centre during physical control in care in each month in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007; (175249)

(2) what injuries were sustained by boys held in Oakhill Secure Training Centre during physical control in care in each month in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007;

(3) what injuries were sustained by boys held in Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre during physical control in care in each month in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007;

(4) what injuries were sustained by boys held in Medway Secure Training Centre during physical control in care in each month in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007.

Information on injuries resulting from restraint, provided by the Youth Justice Board, is available from April 2007. The following tables show the number of injuries requiring minor treatment, sustained by boys during restraint incidents. None of the injuries required hospital treatment.

Hassockfield

Number

April

0

May

3

June

0

July

0

August

7

September

2

October

0

Oakhill

Number

April

1

May

0

June

1

July

1

August

0

September

4

October

1

Rainsbrook

Number

April

0

May

1

June

0

July

0

August

1

September

0

October

0

Medway

Number

April

4

May

6

June

4

July

10

August

2

September

2

October

2

Note:

Data provided by the YJB. These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing and can be subject to change over time.