Dear Sir/Madam,

I am making a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

1.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged 10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the last year, August 2018 - August 2019? And how many nights did that buy?

2.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged 10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the year August 2017 - August 2018? And how many nights did that buy?

3.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged 10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the year August 2013 - August 2014? And how many nights did that buy?

4.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst on remand in the year August 2018 - August 2019?

5.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst on remand in the year August 2017 - August 2018?

6.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst on remand in the year August 2013 - August 2014?

7.) In the last 5 years, what is the most the council spent accommodating a young offender on remand for one night? And what was the date?

8.) In the last 5 years, what is the least the council spent accommodating a young offender on remand for one night? And what was the date?

Yours faithfully,
Jennifer Henry

Freedom Of Information Requests Mailbox, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

Acknowledgement: FOI 15644

Thank you for your request for information. We are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We have passed your request to relevant colleagues who will respond within 20 working days starting the working day after receipt of your request.

Regards
Freedom of Information Team

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foi people directorate, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

Dear Jennifer,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information, under the terms
of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

1.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged
10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the last year, August 2018 -
August 2019? And how many nights did that buy?

2.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged
10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the year August 2017 -
August 2018? And how many nights did that buy?

3.) How much did the council spend on accommodating young offenders (aged
10-17) on remand awaiting their court date in the year August 2013 -
August 2014? And how many nights did that buy?

 

Response for question 1 to 3:

In each of the 3 years, the information is for the period from 1 September
to 31 August (12-month period) rather than the 13 months from August to
August (per the FOI request)

 

Row Labels Total Number of
Spend Days
Sept 13 to Aug 14 £58,984 259
Sept 17 to Aug 18 £131,026 686
Sept 18 to Aug 19 £20,437 107

 

 

4.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst
on remand in the year August 2018 - August 2019?

0

5.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst
on remand in the year August 2017 - August 2018?

0

6.) How many young offenders were placed in council accommodation whilst
on remand in the year August 2013 - August 2014?

0

 

7.) In the last 5 years, what is the most the council spent accommodating
a young offender on remand for one night? And what was the date? 

8.) In the last 5 years, what is the least the council spent accommodating
a young offender on remand for one night? And what was the date?

 

Response for 7 and 8:

(The period looked at was from 1 April 2014 to 31 August 2019 (ie 14/15
Financial Year to 19/20 Financial Year). 

The lowest and highest cost per night do not relate to a specific date but
a range of dates during a particular financial year.  I have provided the
financial year to which each cost per night relates.)

 

LOWEST HIGHEST
COST £158 £579
FY PERIOD in 14/15 in 17/18

 

 

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Regards,

Lou

 

Louise Appleby

Complaints and School Appeals Officer

Civic Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne

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