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|Total spend on translation services|
While OCJR did have some documents translated into Welsh throughout the years listed, details of what they were and their costs have not been retained centrally. Expenditure on translation services is not separately identifiable within the Department's accounts and may be provided only at a disproportionate cost.
Mr. Hanson: The NOMIS Programme has been funded by the Ministry of Justice since its formation and prior to that by the Home Office. The total expenditure to the end of April 2008 is estimated at £193 million, of which £125 million was expensed in 2006/07 and earlier years. The newly revised CNOMIS Programme' to improve the sharing of vital information between public prisons and probation areas, and support the much needed replacement of at-risk IT systems will ensure both the protection of the public and the continued successful implementation of the Offender Management Model.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the average number of hours was a prisoner spent outside his or her cell (a) per day and (b) per week in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
Maria Eagle: The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) collects time outside of cell data per weekday and therefore cannot answer the question in the format requested. The table below shows the average number of hours a prisoner spent outside his or her cell per weekday in each of the last 10 years.
|Average time out of cell per prisoner per weekday|
Mr. Garnier: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what requirements there are for (a) diversity and (b) disability training for prison officers; and what the (i) duration and (ii) frequency of the training programmes is. 
Maria Eagle: Prisons and HQ groups decide what training their staff should receive within the parameters of legal requirements and the Prison Service commitment to training and developing staff. There is a variety of training, of varying duration, available to staff and managers and the overall theme of diversity, including race and disability issues, is threaded through aspects of Prison Service learning and development.
Though embedded in training courses, diversity is specifically addressed in first line manager training as part of the Introductory Certificate in Management, and in both Operational Manager (Excellence in Management and Leadership in the PrisonEMALPS) and Senior Operational Manager (Leadership Excellence and Performance in PrisonsLEAPP) programmes. The full range of the diversity strands is also included in the Intensive Development Scheme (IDS) induction programme.
Training for newly recruited prison officers begins with an eight week Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course. Diversity issues are threaded throughout the POELT course but there are two specific four hour sessions to address knowledge of diversity issues including disability, race, age and gender.
Within the private sector, individual contractors are responsible for training their staff in line with current legislation specified in the contract. Arrangements are in place in all private sector prisons for Prison Custody Officers to receive diversity training.
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners were (a) employed, (b) unemployed, (c) on short-term sick leave, (d) on long-term sick leave, (e) retired and (f) on maternity leave at the latest date for which information is available. 
A 2003 resettlement survey of a representative sample of 1,945 British national sentenced prisoners aged 18 and above showed that 32 per cent. of prisoners were in employment, training or education in the four weeks before custody. The proportions varied according to prisoner groups: adult men 34 per cent., women 14 per cent., young offenders 41 per cent. Of
these in employment, 65 per cent. were in permanent jobs, 25 per cent. temporary and 9 per cent. under a fixed contract.
14 per cent. of prisoners in the survey said they had never had a paid job before custody (11 per cent. of adult men; 26 per cent. of women; 25 per cent. of young offenders). Niven, S. and Stewart, D (2005) Resettlement Outcomes on Release from Prison in 2003. London: Home Office.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the average length of time served in prison on remand was for women in (a) each of the last 10 years and (b) in 2008 to date; and if he will make a statement. 
Maria Eagle: Data on the length of time offenders spend on remand are not routinely collected. However we can estimate the average time on remand by comparing the average remand population and total number of remand receptions each year. On this basis, the following table shows the average length of time in days spent by women on remand in prison establishments in England and Wales in each year between 1997 and 2006 (more recent data are not yet available):
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Mr. Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether he plans (a) to introduce a Titan prison and (b) to instruct ClearSprings to acquire residential property in Basildon district (i) in 2008 and (ii) in the following three years. 
Mr. Hanson: The regional offender manager for the East of England has not yet finalised plans in relation to ClearSprings property in Basildon in 2008 for the Bail Accommodation and Support Service. If decisions are made we will inform the hon. Member.
Maria Eagle: Establishments report the number of prisoners who, at unlock on the last day of the month, are held in crowded conditions. This includes those held two in a cell with a certified normal accommodation (CNA) for one (doubling). The number of prisoners who were held two to a cell in cells certified for one person in each prison at the end of February 2008 is shown in the table as follows.
|Prison||Number of prisoners held two to a cell in cells certified for one person|
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