§ Mr. Michael
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales whether the new secure unit in Wales will attract full Government grant in respect of both capital and revenue costs.
§ Mr. Nicholas Bennett
The full capital cost of providing a new unit as recommended in the report on the review of secure care in Wales will be met by the Welsh Office.
The report recommends that costs should be met through charges incurred by placing agencies, including the Welsh Office, where young people given a custodial sentence are placed there.