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Secure Children's Homes: Physical Restraint

Volume 688: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Atkinson Unit Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL603]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender but the YJB will also be collecting this additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The numbers of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Atkinson Unit SCH are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Atkinson

16

22

25

37

27

21

23

19

17

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Aldine House Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL598]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Aycliffe Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL599]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Barton Moss Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL600]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Clayfields Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL601]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Dyson Hall Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL602]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Dyson Hall Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL844]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Clayfields Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL845]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender or by ethnicity; however, the YJB will also be collecting this additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The number of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Aldine House, Aycliffe, Barton Moss, Clayfields and Dyson Hall SCHs are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Aldine

1

5

11

1

3

14

13

4

1

Aycliffe

22

23

47

84

32

15

42

18

23

Barton Moss

7

13

9

8

5

9

12

8

9

Clayfields

10

12

8

25

8

10

9

15

27

Dyson Hall (aka Gladstone)

2

3

3

8

19

5

17

13

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Swanwick Lodge local authority secure children's home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL684]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Vinney Green Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL685]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Vinney Green Local Authority Secure Children’s Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL795]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Swanwick Lodge Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL796]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender and ethnicity; however, the YJB will also be collecting this additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The numbers of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Swanwick Lodge and Vinney Green SCHs are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Swanwick Lodge

17

18

10

10

2

0

2

2

1

Vinney Green

28

19

5

5

6

6

9

20

12

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Barton Moss Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL887]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Aycliffe Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL888]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at the Atkinson Unit Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL889]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Aldine House Secure Unit in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November.[HL890]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender or by ethnicity; however, the YJB will also be collecting this additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The number of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Atkinson Unit, Aycliffe, Barton Moss and Aldine House SCHs are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Aldine House

1

5

11

1

3

14

13

4

1

Atkinson Unit

16

22

25

37

27

21

23

19

17

Aycliffe

22

23

47

84

32

15

42

18

23

Barton Moss

7

13

9

8

5

9

12

8

9

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Hillside Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL622]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Hillside local authority secure children's home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL843]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender or ethnicity. However, the YJB will also be collecting these additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The numbers of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Hillside are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Hillside

3

1

4

6

6

7

4

0

0

asked Her Majesty's Government:

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Kesteven House Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL623]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Kyloe House Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL624]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Orchard Lodge Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL625]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Redbank Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL626]

On how many occasions physical restraint was used at Sutton Local Authority Secure Children's Home on, respectively, male and female clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL627]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Orchard Lodge Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL840]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Kyloe House Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November; and [HL841]

On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Kesteven House Local Authority Secure Children's Home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and ethnic minority clients during each of the 12 months prior to 1 November. [HL842]

Incidents of restraint in secure children's homes (SCHs) have been reported centrally to the Youth Justice Board (YJB) since February 2006. At present, information is not collected about the use of restraint by gender and ethnicity but the YJB will also be collecting this additional data from February 2007. In this context, restraint refers to occasions when “force is used to overpower a young person”. The numbers of incidents of restraints reported to the YJB in Kesteven House; Kyloe House; Orchard Lodge; Redbank and Sutton Place SCHs are listed in the table.

2006

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Kesteven House (Lincolnshire)

1

5

4

10

10

16

11

12

30

Kyloe House

6

17

6

4

6

28

17

9

20

Orchard Lodge

3

8

2

21

9

10

14

27

48

Redbank

40

29

28

29

21

32

20

15

28

Sutton Place

9

8

7

14

38

25

18

6

11