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Youth Offending Teams

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 10 February 2010, Official Report, column 1077W, on local government finance, what requirements local authorities have to submit data not contained in the national indicator set to (a) his Department and (b) its agencies other than the Youth Justice Board. (319462)

Local authorities have no central requirements to submit data not contained in the national indicator set to the Ministry of Justice and its agencies.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 10 February 2010, Official Report, column 1077W, on local government finance, how many different items of data are collected from local authorities as part of the mandatory summary-level process by the Youth Justice Board. (319520)

The Youth Justice Board collects local authority data from youth offending teams. 12 different mandatory summary-level data items are collected. These data items are:

Rate of reoffending (National Indicator 19/Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 2) broken down by disposal

Use of custody (National Indicator 43/Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 3)

Ethnic Disproportionality (National Indicator 44—only English YOTs submit these data) compared to overall 10-17 population

Education, training and employment (National Indicator 45/Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 4)

Accommodation (National Indicator 46/Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 5)

First-time Entrants (National Indicator 111/Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 1), broken down by ethnicity and gender

Access to substance misuse services (Welsh Youth Justice Indicator 6—only Welsh YOTs submit these data)

Annual YOT budget and staffing data

Prevention programme data, caseload, number of young people starting programme by age, gender and ethnicity, number who become first-time entrants, number receiving education, training and employment at start/end and ‘Onset’ progress

Knife Possession Prevention Programmes data, young people convicted of knife-enabled offence who receive a knife ‘intervention’ by age, gender and ethnicity

Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme data, number of young people starting, qualifying for and breaching programme, by age, gender ethnicity and disposal

Priority and Prolific Offenders data, number, age, gender and ethnicity of young people in cohort and reoffending rate

Integrated resettlement support data, ‘Asset’ progress and number of young people starting on and completing integrated resettlement support, broken down by offence, ethnicity, age and gender