§ Mr. Evennett
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many juvenile offenders have been sentenced to (a) detention centres and (b) attendance centres in each of the years since 1983.
§ Mr. Mellor
The information requested is published annually in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales, Supplementary Tables" (for 1983 in volume 1, tables S1.1(B) and S1.1(C) for magistrates' courts and volume 2, tables S2.1(B) and S2.1(C) for the Crown Court). Some information covering the first half of 1984 was published in Home Office Statistical Bulletin, issue 12/85 "The Sentencing of Young Offenders under the Criminal Justice Act 1982: July 1983-June 1984" but information for the whole of 1984 is not yet available.