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Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 8 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many times physical interventions were used in secure training centres for the purposes of restraint (a) in total and (b) in each year since 2000, broken down by establishment; and if he will make a statement. (204312)

The following table sets out the number of recorded restrictive physical interventions in secure training centres 1 April 2007 to March 2008. The data have been provided by the Youth Justice Board.

The Youth Justice Board has been collecting data against common definitions from April 2007. Comparable data is not available for earlier periods.

20072008

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

March

Hassock -field

49

56

38

49

96

49

42

44

18

27

32

19

Rainsbrook

20

26

21

42

50

29

52

45

30

18

16

24

Oakhill

33

1

151

149

86

71

67

55

78

35

61

118

Medway

68

80

66

146

81

53

81

67

75

75

36

41

Total

170

270

276

386

313

202

242

211

201

155

145

202