HL Deb 23 April 1996 vol 571 cc91-2WA
Lord Harris of Greenwich

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Pursuant to the Written Answer given by Baroness Cumberlege on 15th April (WA 53) which local authorities have agreed to provide additional secure places for juveniles under the Secure Accommodation Development Programme; how many of these will be available by the end of 1996; and how the total number then provided will compare with the number of secure places in local authority accommodation on 1st January 1980.

Baroness Cumberlege

The information requested is shown in the table. By the end of 1996 we expect a total of 374 places in local authority secure accommodation. Equivalent information was not collected centrally in 1980.

Local authority Number of new places from within the 170 supply plan New places from within supply plan expected to be available by end of 1996
Northumberland County Council 7
Lancashire County Council 8
Salford City Council 12 5
Leeds City Council 9
Sheffield City Council 8
Coventry City Council 8 8
Staffordshire County Council 12 12
Derbyshire County Council 3 3
Lincolnshire County Council 4
Nottinghamshire County Council 10
Cambridgeshire County Council 10 2
Essex County Council 16 16
Northamptonshire County Council 16 16
Southwark London Borough 16 16
Hammersmith Fulham London Borough 10
Hampshire County Council 5 5
South Gloucestershire Council 6 6
Devon County Council 4 4
West Glamorgan 6 6
Total 170 99