§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the number of (a) senior attendance centres and (b) junior attendance centres; and how many of these are available for boys, girls and for both sexes, respectively.
§ Mr. Mellor
There are 15 senior attendance centres in England and Wales for male offenders aged 17 and under 21. There are 107 junior attendance centres; 13 for both boys and girls, 87 for boys only and seven for girls only. They take offenders aged 10 and under 17, except for five of the girls' centres which take only those aged 14 and under 17.