HC Deb 05 February 1996 vol 271 c23W
Mr. David Nicholson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made by local authorities involved in providing the 170 additional secure places required for criminal justice purposes; and when he expects all the additional places to be available. [13818]

Mr. Bowis

The first additional places became available in December of last year. Further new places will come on stream throughout 1996 leading to around 100 additional places being completed by the end of this year and the balance by mid-1997.

Details of the new places being provided within the capital development programme are shown in the table.

Local authority Number of new places from within the 170 supply plan
Northumberland county council 7
Lancashire county council 8
Salford city council 12
Leeds city council 9
Sheffield city council 8
Coventry city council 8
Staffordshire county council 12
Derbyshire county council 3
Lincolnshire county council 4
Nottinghamshire county council 10
Cambridgeshire county council 10
Essex county council 16
Northamptonshire county council 16
Southwark London borough 16
Hammersmith and Fulham London borough 10
Hampshire county council 5
Avon county council 6
Devon county council 4
Wales—West Glamorgan 6
Total 170