HC Deb 15 January 1998 vol 304 c275W
Mr. Clappison

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of 15 and 16-year-olds on remand who will be held in prison service accommodation over(a) the next five years and (b) the next 10 years. [22700]

Ms Quin

No projection is made of the numbers of 15 and 16-year-old remand prisoners in the years ahead. However, the Government would expect that their policies to reform the youth justice system will have a positive effect in reducing these numbers.

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