HC Deb 09 June 2004 vol 422 c435W
Mrs. Helen Clark

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of places in probation hostels in England and Wales were occupied by persons on bail in(a) 1991 and (b) 2003. [172269]

Paul Goggins

A report published by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation in 1993, "Approved Probation and Bail Hostels—Report of a Thematic Inspection" confirmed that of the population resident in approved hostels during 1991–9269 per cent. were on bail 25 per cent. were on probation 6 per cent. were under supervision on release from custody.

No published data are yet available on the percentage of places in approved probation and bail hostels (approved premises) in England and Wales occupied by persons on bail in 2003.

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