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Offenders: Electronic Tagging

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people in each age cohort were subject to an electronic tagging order in each of the last three years. (206941)

The following table shows the number of occasions a curfew with electronic monitoring was ordered by the Courts in England and Wales in each of the last three financial years, broken down by Juveniles (aged 10 to 17) and Adults (aged 18 and over). Data on more specific age ranges is not routinely collected, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The table does not include those released from prison on Home Detention Curfew or on licence with curfew condition.

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Adult curfews

Bail

2,115

8,875

14,710

Community sentence

22,369

28,778

38,785

Total

24,484

37,653

53,495

Juvenile curfews

Bail

6,433

9,452

10,226

Community sentence

8,418

9,805

10,975

Total

14,851

19,257

21,201

Total orders

39,335

56,910

74,696

The data is based on monthly statistical returns provided to the Ministry of Justice by the electronic monitoring suppliers Serco and G4S.