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Youth Justice Board: Finance

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much funding the Youth Justice Board is providing to the Prison Service’s Women and Young People Group in 2009-10. (317525)

The Youth Justice Board has provided NOMS Service Development Group (formerly Women’s and Young People’s Group) with £118.180 million of funding to deliver approximately 2,400 custodial places and associated services for all young men aged 15 to 17 and 17-year-old young women during the 2009-10 period. On occasion this may also include 16-year-old young women and 18 to 19-year-old young men and women.