§ Beverley Hughes
Since April 2000, approximately 1,720 15 to 17-year-olds have been held overnight in police cells following a failure to return them to prisons designated to hold juveniles. The prisons concerned and the numbers associated with each are set out in the table. Information relating to the police stations at which they were held is not available centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Figures for Ashfield, Brinsford and Portland may be understated as some information is available for the year commencing April 2001 only. Figures for Feltham and Onley may include some young offenders (18 to 21-year-olds).
Designed establishments Lodged in police cells April 2000 to date Juveniles only Hollesley Bay 117 Huntercombe 79 Werrington 54 Wetherby 237 Holding both juveniles and young offenders Ashfield 27 Brinsford 49 Castington 145 Feltham 192 Hindley 2 Lancaster Farms 110 Portland 38 Onley 283 Stoke Heath 387