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National Offender Management Service: Birmingham

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much funding was provided in Birmingham for (a) the Probation Service, (b) youth offending teams and (c) the National Offender Management Service in each year since 1997. (321579)

Neither the National Probation Service nor the National Offender Management Service has allocated funding specifically for Birmingham.

The National Probation Service was established in April 2001 and has allocated funding to the West Midlands Probation Area, which includes Birmingham, as shown in the following table. Before April 2001 the probation services were delivered by local authorities and details of funding allocations are not held centrally.

£

Financial Year

2001-02

37,865,000

2002-03

38,581,000

2003-04

41,932,000

2004-05

44,076,000

2005-06

50,140,000

2006-07

53,377,000

2007-08

55,055,000

2008-09

59,331,000

2009-10

57,484,000

The Youth Justice Board, which was established in October 1998, has allocated funding to the Birmingham Youth Offending Team as shown in the following table.

£

Financial Year

1999-00

428,547

2000-01

901,804

2001-02

1,905,535

2002-03

2,512,812

2003-04

1,933,682

2004-05

2,447,030

2005-06

3,095,862

2006-07

3,131,725

2007-08

3,281,517

2008-09

3,755,001

2009-10

3,630,285