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Maria Eagle: Information on the cost per prison place and per prisoner in each contracted prison is provided in the following table. Information has previously been published on the Prison Service website in the annual accounts 2002-03, the NOMS website in the office for contracted prisons statement of performance for 2004-05 and 2005-06 and the pre-audited financial information for contracted and commercial SLA prisons 2006-07. Information for the financial year 2003-04 was previously provided in a written ministerial statement.
|Cost per place||Cost per prisoner||Cost per place||Cost per prisoner||Cost per place||Cost per prisoner||Cost per place||Cost per prisoner||Cost per place||Cost per prisoner|
|(1) HMP Bronzefield opened during 2004-05, part year information was excluded from the analysis.|
(2) Not open.
(3) HMP Peterborough opened during 2005-06, part year information was excluded from the analysis.
(DCMF): Design, Construct, Manage and Finance.
(MO): Manage Only.
Ms Keeble: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much was spent by his Department on legal representation and advice on each coroners case into a death in prison service establishments (including secure training centres) in each of the last four years. 
Maria Eagle: Inquests into deaths in prison custody are inquisitorial fact-finding processes, heard by a Coroner with a jury. The information is not available in the requested format but HM Prison Services legal costs since April 2004 are as provided in the following table. They include the costs of the Treasury Solicitor, Counsels fees and other disbursements. Comparable legal costs in respect of secure training centres are mostly incurred by the private companies that run the centres.
|Prison service inquest costs|
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many people (a) were convicted of rape and not given a custodial sentence between 1992 and April 1997 and (b) have been so convicted and not given a custodial sentence since May 1997; 
Maria Eagle: The information requested is in the following table. The number of offenders convicted of rape who can be detained indefinitely more than tripled between 2004 and 2006. The figures include those convicted of an offence of rape, under section 1 of the sexual offences Act 2003, and those convicted of an offence of rape of a child under 13, under section 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
|Number of persons proceeded against at magistrates courts, convicted at all courts for rape offences, broken down by age group, and the percentage of persons prosecuted who were found guilty of rape in England and Wales for the years 2004 to 2006( 1,2,3,4)|
|Proceeded against||Found guilty||Percentage prosecuted who were found guilty|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(3) Includes the following statute: The Sexual Offences Act 2003, Sections 1 and 5.
(4) The Sexual Offences Act 2003 came into force on 1 May 2004.
Court proceedings database held by RDS Office for Criminal Justice ReformMinistry of Justice
Our ref: PQ 188570, 188607 and 188608 (table 1)
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