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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how much and what proportion of the
funding announced for building new prisons is expected to be spent on (a) purchasing land, (b) architectural costs, (c) prison accommodation construction costs and (d) legal costs; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) how much and what proportion of the funding allocated to building new prisons is expected to be spent on prison (a) healthcare facilities, (b) exercise and recreational facilities, (c) educational facilities, (d) detoxification facilities and (e) workshops; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Straw: The prison capacity programme has £2.2 billion allocated to deliver around 11,700 places. Further to this, up to £120 million has been provisionally allocated for the land purchase including three Titans in the post2011 SR period and this will be subject to the usual SR process.
This programme will provide around 2,300 places in three new prisons and a further 7,500 places to be provided in three Titan prisons. The remaining places in the programme are provided in expansions to existing prison sites and conversions of some surplus MOD and NHS sites.
It is estimated that the proportion of costs across the whole capacity programme will be 3 per cent. for architectural or design fees, 90 per cent. for construction fees and less than 1 per cent. for legal fees.
Where new prisons are to be procured through the Design, Construct Manage Finance (DCMF) process, the bids are evaluated on the cost per prisoner place over the lifetime of the proposed contract. A breakdown of the regime elements at the new prisons such as health care, exercise, education and detoxification facilities cannot be provided at this stage of the current ongoing DCMF competition.
The civil procedure rules state that all claims for the repossession of land must be commenced in the district in which the land is situated. However, county courts jurisdictions are not coterminous with London borough boundaries, and therefore any single courts repossession actions are likely to relate to homes in a number of different boroughs.
|Number of mortgage possession orders made( 1, 2, 3) in county courts( 4) in London, 2000-07|
|(1) Local authority and private.|
(2) The court, following a judicial hearing, may grant an order for possession immediately. This entitles the claimant to apply for a warrant to have the defendant evicted. However, even where a warrant for possession is issued, the parties can still negotiate a compromise to prevent eviction.
(3) Includes suspended orders and orders made.
(4) Does not include the small number of possession actions entered in the High Court.
(5) The figures for Ilford and Woolwich county courts, which are without access to the possession claim on-line (PCOL) system, are aggregated for 2007. This is due to county courts with access to possession claim on-line (PCOL) drawing mortgage and landlord possession orders on behalf of other county courts which has resulted in data being excluded from the Department's Management Information System (MIS), from which the figures in this table are sourced. An aggregate upward adjustment has therefore been applied to the numbers of orders made at these two county courts.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what representations he has received from lawyers acting for the royal family on publication practice on royal wills in the last 10 years. 
Mr. Straw: Neither my predecessors, nor I have received any representations from lawyers acting for the royal family on publication practice on royal wills in the last 10 years. An application to seal a royal will is made to the Principal Registry of the Family Division and is decided by the President. In the last 10 years there have been two such applications; namely those in respect of Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many and what proportion of young people appearing before restorative peer panels in (a) Preston and (b) England subsequently broke contractual obligations agreed with the panel in the latest period for which figures are available; 
Mr. Hanson: The peer panel project in Preston is still in its very early stages and there have been relatively few young people referred to it to date. The expectation however is that numbers will increase as the project develops. The Invest to Save Bid monies have been allocated to the project in Preston alone. In answer to the individual questions:
no young people to date have broken the terms of the agreement they reached with the panel
the ages of young people appearing before a peer panel have ranged from 11 to 16
there have been 15 panel meetings to date involving people aged under 18; four have been completed, four are still proceeding and seven have been referred back to the referring officer as the young person did not attend peer panels can be used for a variety of offences but are particularly suitable for quality of life low-level offences such as vandalism, minor shoplifting and also for bullying and other school related matters. They are not used for serious matters.
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