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Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 14 March 2007]: The number and percentage of juveniles and young adults who were on remand in prison establishments in England and Wales in each of the last 10 years can be found in the following table. Young offender institutions hold sentenced offenders, while those on remand are held in establishments under prison rules.
|Young adults and under 18s on remand or under sentence in all prisons in England and Wales at 30 June|
|Total on remand||Total under sentence||Total remand and sentenced||Remand as percentage of total|
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of prisoners in each young offenders institution are remand prisoners; and how many remand prisoners have been detained for (a) over 30 days, (b) over 60 days and (c) over 100 days. 
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 14 March 2007]: The number and proportion of juveniles and young adults who were on remand in prison establishments in England and Wales at 31 January 2007, and for the specified numbers of days, can be found in the following table. Young offender institutions hold sentenced offenders, while those on remand are held in establishments under prison rules.
These figures have been drawn from administrative data systems. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. It is for this reason that the information is not provided by individual prison establishment, as the numbers are not necessarily accurate to this level of detail.
|Young adults and under 18s on remand by length of time on remand, and proportion of total sentenced and remand population at 31 January 2007|
|(1) Includes missing or inaccurate data contained on the database.|
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 14 March 2007]: Information on the average time spent on remand by young adults and under 18s held in prison establishments in England and Wales between 1996 and 2006 can be found in the following table. Young offender institutions hold sentenced offenders, while those on remand are held in establishments under prison rules.
|Average time spent on remand by young adult and under 18 year olds in prison establishments in England and Wales, 1996-2006|
|Number of remand receptions||Average annual population||Average time spent on remand (days)|
Mr. Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) male and (b) female prisoners aged 17 to 21 years were accommodated within the adult prison estate on (a) 1 March 2007 and (b) the first day of each of the previous 12 months, broken down by prison. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: Information on the numbers of male and female prisoners by the banded age groups aged 17-20 and aged 21 and over, held in prison establishments within England and Wales at the end of each month since February 2006, can be found in a table which has been placed in the Library. Many establishments include more than one unit.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which non-governmental organisations his Department has funded in the last three years in relation to combating (a) gang culture, (b) youth crime and (c) street violence. 
The Connected Fund was established in May 2004 and provides small grants for community-based organisations working in this area. Details of the 300 organisations funded to date can be found on the Connected website at www.connected.gov.uk The sixth
round of the Fund, focusing specifically on gangs, was launched on 1 March this year.
In addition, since 2004-05 the Home Office has provided grants to support the following organisations whose work is aimed at tackling youth crime, gun crime and gangs: Street Pastors, the Peace Alliance, Social Action Radio, Trident IAG, the Damilola Taylor Trust, Be Safe, Urban Concepts and Truce.
The Home Office has also provided funding for combating youth crime to: the Fostering Network, the Hampton Trust, the Trust for the Study of Adolescence, the Magistrates Association and Crime Concern (an independent, non-profit registered charity working to reduce crime). The Positive Futures Programme is currently managed nationally by Crime Concern and funded by the Home Offices Crime and Drug Strategy Directorate. There may also be other non-governmental organisations that have received indirect funding from the Home Office via bodies such as the Youth Justice Board or local youth offending teams.