§ 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.