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Each of the four secure training centres (STCs) in accordance with STC Rules 1998 ensure that each trainee participates in education or training courses for at least 25 hours a week, except when on authorised absence such us attending court appearances or sickness.
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what percentage of inmates in each (a) young offender institution and (b) secure training centre has daily access to a telephone to communicate with family. 
This information is not available for prisoners in young offender institutions (YOIs).
However, all prisoners must be given access to telephones during association and other such times that can be facilitated by each prison's regime. The time available for prisoners to use telephones must not be less than two hours each day.
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many incidents of (a) inmate on inmate and (b) inmate on staff violence were reported in each (i) young offender institution and (ii) secure training centre in each of the last five years. 
The information requested is set out in the following table, but is subject to important qualifications. The Prison Service incident reporting system processes high volumes of data which are constantly being updated. The statistics provide a good indication of overall numbers, but should not be interpreted as absolute. Assault data are complex and may include threatening behaviour, projection of bodily fluids and other non-contact incidents. Information on assault incidents may involve more than one assailant or more than one victim. In a proportion of incidents only the victim is known.
Assault information is recorded at establishment level in four categories: Prisoner on Prisoner, Prisoner on Officer, Other (including miscellaneous assault information) and Prisoner on Other. Rises or falls in reported numbers from one year to the next are not a good indicator of underlying trend for a particular prison. There have also been improvements in reporting over the years, and this is reflected in the table.
|(a) Prisoner on p risoner|
|(1) Incomplete data. (2) In 2004 YOI Onley and YOi Swinfen Hall were re-rolled as HMP/YOI Onley and HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall . From this date they are no longer technically YOI's as they also hold adults.|
|(b) Prisoner on staff( 1)|
|(1) Prisoner on Officer and Prisoner on Other categories are used in this table and there may be some over inclusion, for example assaults on visitors may be recorded in the Prisoner on Other category. (2) In 2004 YOI Onley and YOI Swifen hall wre re-rolled as HMP/YOI Onley and HMP YOI Swiffen hall. From this date they are no longer technicall YOIs as they also hold adults.|
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