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Youth Offending Teams: Finance

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much his Department has spent on youth offending teams since their inception. (301321)

Youth offending teams (YOTs) receive funding from a number of sources. The following table shows financial contributions made to YOTs via the Youth Justice Board (YJB). Funding from the YJB includes Ministry of Justice, Department for Children Schools and Families and Home Office Funding.

Funding to youth offending team (£)

2008-09

138,557,446.44

2007-08

126,762,030.45

2006-07

118,481,712.61

2005-06

98,333,746.98

2004-05

85,794,467.01

2003-04

84,308,627.49

2002-03

83,332,631.38

2001-02

61,598,291.02

2000-01

28,599,649.69

1999-2000

27,786,283.98

YOTs also receive funding from other Government sources at local level (including police, probation, social services and via local authorities).

The data contained in this answer are supplied by the YJB and is taken from their annual accounts.