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Young Offender Institutions: Education

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many hours per week were spent on education or training schemes in each young offender institution in the latest period for which figures are available. (232189)

The average number of hours spent on education or training activities per prisoner per week for each young offender institution (YOI) during the period April to September 2008 (latest figures available1) is shown in the following table.

Prison

Average number of hours spent on education or training activities per prisoner per week

Ashfield

15.4

Aylesbury

6.1

Brinsford

9.6

Castington

10

Cookham Wood

14.1

Deerbolt

7.9

Feltham

7.5

Glen Parva

5.3

Hindley

12.2

Huntercombe

12.2

Lancaster Farms

9.7

Northallerton

9.8

Portland

5.9

Reading

4.9

Rochester

3.6

Stoke Heath

6.8

Swinfen Hall

8.2

Thorn Cross

11.5

Warren Hill

17

Werrington

19.8

Wetherby

12.2

1 Data are provisional and subject to ongoing validation.