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Young Offenders: Crime Prevention

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much the Youth Justice Board allocated to preventive programmes in each year since 1999. (276227)

Information from the Youth Justice Board shows that they allocated the following sums for programmes working to prevent offending and antisocial behaviour by young people.

£ million

1999-2000

1

2000-01

6

2001-02

8

2002-03

18

2003-04

10

2004-05

10

2005-06

13

2006-07

26

2007-08

38

2008-09

36

Note:

Figures are all rounded to the nearest million pounds

These programmes include Youth Inclusion and Support Panels, Youth Inclusion Programmes, Safer Schools Partnerships, Splash Cymru, work to prevent antisocial behaviour (including Individual Support Order interventions) and parenting provision.

The figures do not include funding for the Youth Justice Board programmes for reducing reoffending such as the Intensive Supervision and Surveillance programme and Intensive Fostering.