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David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners housed in category D facilities have been charged with assaulting (a) fellow inmates and (b) prison workers in the last five years. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The information is not available in the specific format requested. HM Prison Service collects data on the number of assaults on prisoners and on staff and others, which result in a positive disciplinary adjudication. This information is shown below in Table A for prisons that were categorised as open, where the majority of category D prisoners are held, over the last five financial years. The figures exclude assaults that have resulted in completed or pending criminal prosecutions and these are shown recorded separately in Table B.
|Table A - 94284: Number of positive assault adjudications from open prisons|
|Number of adjudications for assaults on prisoners||Number of adjudications for assaults on staff and others|
|Table B-94284: Completed and Pending( 1) prosecutions arising from assaults in open prisons|
|On prisoners||On staff||Total|
|(1 )Data on Completed and Pending Prosecutions cannot be disaggregated.|
Mr. Sutcliffe: A new head of operations and security was appointed at Ford about six months ago and has made considerable progress in developing and improving security arrangements at the establishment. A full security audit will take place in February 2007.
The need for medium secure psychiatric provision varies across England and Wales and there are no specific target numbers for units in each county. Government funding has been provided to support an increase in medium secure psychiatric beds in recent years as outlined in the NHS plan. The onus now rests with the commissioners of secure psychiatric services, who are expected to commission an appropriate number of medium secure psychiatric beds to meet the demand for such beds for the population that they cover.
Mr. Byrne: As announced in the Command Paper A Points-Based System: Making Migration Work for Britain published in March 2006, the Working Holidaymaker Scheme is one of a number of youth mobility provisions which is to be replaced by a new single generic youth mobility scheme, under tier five of the new points-based system.