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Young Offenders: Self-Harm

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 25 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice with reference to the answer of 1 July 2009, Official Report, columns 265-67W, on young offender institutions: injuries, how many incidents of (a) self-harm and (b) assault there were in each young offender institution in 2009. (323944)

Self-harm and assault data is submitted by all establishments using the Incident Reporting System or Prison-NOMIS, where prisons have migrated to the new system. The nature of this data and the amount of it means that data can change as investigations are completed, data is revised and re-submitted. Data for 2009 is still being collated and validated. It will be published in July 2010.