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Mr. Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many foreign national prisoners are being held (a) on indeterminate sentence for public protection after the expiry of their tariff, (b) on life sentences after expiry of their tariff, (c) on determinate sentences beyond the date at which they would be eligible for release or parole and (d) beyond the expiry of their sentence. 
Mr. Hanson: Regarding (a), and (b), information on the numbers of prisoners held beyond their tariff is not available centrally as tariff is not recorded as part of the standard datasets. Determining the number of such prisoners who are foreign nationals would require examination of individual case files and could not be obtained without disproportionate cost. Regarding (c), I refer the hon. and learned Gentleman to the answer given on 15 October 2007, Official Report, columns 754-5W, to the hon. Member for Weston-super-Mare (John Penrose).
In regard to (d) about time-served prisoners, information is not held centrally. It would also require the examination of case files and could not be obtained without disproportionate cost. I also refer the hon. and learned Member to my answer on 29 October 2007, Official Report, column 809W.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice with reference to the answer of 16 May 2007, Official Report, column 787W, on Prison Service: pay,
for what reason the information on breaches of the regulations is not collected by HM Prison Service Professional Standards Unit Investigations Support Unit; and if he will make a statement. 
ISS allocates each investigation registered to a category and one such category is fraud. However, data are not stored in the format requested in the previous question and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.
Mr. Hanson: A research study into prisoners received into prisons in England and Wales under Indeterminate Sentences for Public Protection (IPP) between April 2005 and March 2006, showed that 26 offenders were given an IPP with tariff of less than 24 months for sexual offences against children.
This figure has been drawn from administrative IT systems and data returns from prison establishments. It is possible that this total does not include all relevant offences because the offence details held within the prison IT system do not always include the victims age.
The Home and Justice Secretaries and the Attorney-General are jointly responsible for deciding how revenue raised by the surcharge should be allocated. Distribution and administration in accordance with Ministers wishes is effected by officials in the relevant Departments.
Receipts from the surcharge have been appropriated in aid as part of the Ministry of Justice Estimates for 2007-08. The Ministry of Justice makes allocations from the estimates to recipient organisations or other Departments as appropriate. Full details of how surcharge revenue is being used were given in my answer of 26 November 2007, Official Report, column 96W, to the hon. Member for Shipley (Philip Davies).
Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many injuries were incurred by boys held in (a) Feltham, (b) Foston Hall, (c) Hindley and (d) Huntercombe Young Offender Institution as a result of control and restraint in each month in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007; and if he will give details of each injury sustained. 
Maria Eagle: At Feltham one boy sustained an injury during use of force in September 2006 and one in July 2007 recorded as bang to the head and swelling to left wrist respectively. Foston Hall held no male young offenders during 2006-07. Information on Hindley for 2006 and January 2007 was not recorded in a central database and would require disproportionate resource to collate the information. However, the following information on serious injuries obtained as a result of use of force was reported and managed through the child protection procedures:
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Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many injuries were incurred by girls held in (a) Down View Young Offender Institution and (b) Eastwood Park Young Offender Institution as a result of control and restraint in each month in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007; and if he will give details of each injury sustained. 
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