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Young Offenders: Alternatives to Prison

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what estimate he has made of the cost of imposition of a (a) community rehabilitation order, (b) supervision order, (c) community punishment order, (d) attendance centre order, (e) curfew order, (f) reparation order, (g) action plan order and (h) referral order on a young offender per offender in the latest period for which figures are available. (207800)

This information is provided in the following table.

Cost of community sentences for young people (per person)

Order

£

Community Rehabilitation Order

2,096

Supervision Order

4,059

Community Punishment Order

2,096

Attendance Centre Order

200

Curfew Order

11,300

Reparation Order

1,458

Action Plan Order

1,458

Referral Order

1,879

1 Cost given is the cost of a 90 day electronically monitored curfew. This figure includes a fixed set-up cost and daily monitoring charge, and is an average of all types of adult and juvenile monitoring (there is little variation between the two).