Early day motion 546

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That this House notes that there are over 11,000 people under the age of 21 years in prison and that the number of 15 to 17 year olds in prison has more than doubled in the last 10 years; further notes that seven out of 10 young people are locked up for non-violent offences and that it costs over £50,000 a year to lock up each young offender; further notes that eight out of 10 of boys under 18 years are reconvicted within two years of being released; is concerned that many of these young people have reduced life chances and that half of under 18 year olds in prison have been in care and nearly three quarters have been excluded from school, that over half are addicted to drugs and that 85 per cent. show signs of a personality disorder; calls on the Home Office to provide more constructive activities for young people, more support to improve parenting, improvements in adolescent mental health care and drug and alcohol treatment in the community; and further calls for more effective community punishments and crime diversion schemes such as those profiled by SmartJustice for Young People.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Alexander, Danny Liberal Democrats Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 09.01.2007
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 16.01.2007
Austin, John Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 19.01.2007
Baker, Norman Liberal Democrats Lewes 09.01.2007
Beith, Alan Liberal Democrats Berwick-Upon-Tweed 11.01.2007
Bercow, John Conservative Party Buckingham 11.01.2007
Blackman-Woods, Roberta Labour Party City of Durham 15.01.2007
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 08.01.2007
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 11.01.2007
Breed, Colin Liberal Democrats South East Cornwall 09.01.2007
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 09.01.2007
Buck, Karen Labour Party Regent's Park and Kensington North 09.01.2007
Burstow, Paul Liberal Democrats Sutton and Cheam 09.01.2007
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 10.01.2007
Cable, Vincent Liberal Democrats Twickenham 29.01.2007
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 10.01.2007
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 09.01.2007
Clapham, Michael Labour Party Barnsley West and Penistone 29.03.2007
Clegg, Nick Liberal Democrats Sheffield Hallam 22.01.2007
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 10.01.2007
Conway, Derek Conservative Party Old Bexley and Sidcup 10.01.2007
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 09.01.2007
Crabb, Stephen Conservative Party Preseli Pembrokeshire 08.05.2007
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 31.01.2007
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 10.01.2007
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrats Kingston and Surbiton 23.01.2007
Davies, Dai INDEPENDENT Blaenau Gwent 10.01.2007
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 11.01.2007
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 09.01.2007
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 18.01.2007
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 18.01.2007
Featherstone, Lynne Liberal Democrats Hornsey and Wood Green 19.12.2006
Foster, Don Liberal Democrats Bath 09.01.2007
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 10.01.2007
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 11.01.2007
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 10.01.2007
Harris, Evan Liberal Democrats Oxford West and Abingdon 16.01.2007
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 22.01.2007
Heath, David Liberal Democrats Somerton and Frome 23.01.2007
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 24.01.2007
Hermon, Lady Ulster Unionist Party North Down 17.01.2007
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 09.01.2007
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 16.01.2007
Horwood, Martin Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 09.01.2007
Howarth, David Liberal Democrats Cambridge 09.01.2007
Huhne, Chris Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 07.02.2007
Humble, Joan Labour Party Blackpool North and Fleetwood 22.01.2007
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 08.01.2007
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Highgate 09.01.2007
James, Sian C Labour Party Swansea East 10.01.2007
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 15.01.2007
Jones, Lynne Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 09.01.2007
Keetch, Paul Liberal Democrats Hereford 22.01.2007
Kemp, Fraser Labour Party Houghton and Washington East 09.01.2007
Kennedy, Charles Liberal Democrats Ross Skye and Lochaber 16.01.2007
Kramer, Susan Liberal Democrats Richmond Park 16.01.2007
Lamb, Norman Liberal Democrats North Norfolk 07.02.2007
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 08.01.2007
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 18.01.2007
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Meirionnydd Nant Conwy 10.01.2007
MacDougall, John Labour Party Glenrothes 18.01.2007
Marris, Rob Labour Party Wolverhampton South West 08.01.2007
McCafferty, Chris Labour Party Calder Valley 16.01.2007
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 22.01.2007
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 09.01.2007
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 10.01.2007
Moffat, Anne Labour Party East Lothian 25.01.2007
Moon, Madeleine Labour Party Bridgend 10.01.2007
Morgan, Julie Labour Party Cardiff North 17.01.2007
Mullin, Chris Labour Party Sunderland South 22.03.2007
Murphy, Denis Labour Party Wansbeck 11.01.2007
Naysmith, Doug Labour Party Bristol North West 18.01.2007
Oaten, Mark Liberal Democrats Winchester 16.01.2007
Opik, Lembit Liberal Democrats Montgomeryshire 26.01.2007
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 16.01.2007
Pelling, Andrew Conservative Party Croydon Central 11.01.2007
Penning, Mike Conservative Party Hemel Hempstead 26.02.2007
Pound, Stephen Labour Party Ealing North 19.01.2007
Price, Adam Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 16.01.2007
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 17.01.2007
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 11.01.2007
Rowen, Paul Liberal Democrats Rochdale 29.10.2007
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 09.10.2007
Sarwar, Mohammad Labour Party Glasgow Central 22.01.2007
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 18.01.2007
Singh, Marsha Labour Party Bradford West 11.01.2007
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 15.01.2007
Swinson, Jo Liberal Democrats East Dunbartonshire 19.01.2007
Taylor, David Labour Party North West Leicestershire 08.01.2007
Taylor, Matthew Liberal Democrats Truro and St Austell 30.01.2007
Teather, Sarah Liberal Democrats Brent East 16.01.2007
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 10.01.2007
Walley, Joan Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 16.01.2007
Walter, Robert Conservative Party North Dorset 16.01.2007
Williams, Betty Labour Party Conwy 08.01.2007
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Caernarfon 15.01.2007
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 11.01.2007
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 23.01.2007
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 10.01.2007
Willis, Phil Liberal Democrats Harrogate and Knaresborough 25.01.2007
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrats Cardiff Central 22.03.2007
Wood, Mike Roy Labour Party Batley and Spen 16.01.2007
Wyatt, Derek Labour Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 15.01.2007