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the Board is increasing capacity at Hindley YOI. It is planned that the programme of work will be completed by July 2007, with a net increase of 48 places.
In the longer term, the board plans to create several high-dependency units in the Prison Service estate for more vulnerable boys. The first will be at Wetherby YOI and is scheduled to open in summer 2008. The opening of the unit will secure a net increase of 48 places.
Mr. Wallace: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the outcome of the (a) miSense scheme, (b) miSenseplus scheme and (c) miSenseallclear scheme. 
Mr. Byrne: The Simplifying Passenger Travel United Kingdom Regional Group is currently conducting a detailed evaluation of all three miSense schemes. As a key partner the Home Office is fully involved in this process and is keen to identify and build on the lessons learned. A summary of the evaluation is expected to be made available to the public in April and a copy will be placed in the Library of the House.
Mr. Byrne: This trial was a collaborative venture between members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Simplifying Passenger Travel (SPT) initiative. Led by BAA, the UK Regional Group also comprised Accenture, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, IER, Raytheon, Sagem, SITA and IND along with a number of associate partners. Each partner provided resources at their own cost; in the case of central Government this amounted to staff costs only. The use of collaboration groups enables low cost, low risk trial delivery as costs and risks are distributed to the collaboration partner that is best able to manage the risk.
Mr. Bellingham: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Independent Monitoring Board members are (a) allocated to and (b) in post at HM Prison Wellingborough; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of prisoners in each young offender institution are from ethnic minorities, broken down by (a) race and (b) religion. 
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 15 March 2007]: Information on (a) numbers and percentages of ethnic minority detainees in all young offender and juvenile institutions in England and Wales as at 31 January 2007 and (b) the numbers by religious affiliation can be found in the following tables.
|(a) To show numbers of under 21s and young offenders and their break-down by racial group|
|As percentage of all|
|All ethnic minority||Ethnic minorities||Mixed||Asian or Asian British||Black or Black British||Chinese or other|
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