HL Deb 02 March 1989 vol 504 c1250WA
Baroness David asked Her Majesty's Government

How many young people were detained in local authority secure accommodation in 1987 and 1988.

Lord Henley

The information is given in the table.

Table: Young persons accommodated in local authority secure units
in 1987 and 1988, England
1987 19881
Accommodated at 31st March 230 228
Admissions during the year ending 31st March: First admissions 1,252 1,294
Re-admissions2 414 532
All admissions 1,666 1,826


1 The 1988 figures are provisional.

2 A re-admission is a young person who had previously been accommodated in and discharged from the secure unit at any time during the year ending 31st March.