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Prisons (Deaths)

Volume 890: debated on Monday 14 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what were the causes of the 43 deaths from non-natural causes that occurred in prison establishments in 1973.

It is regretted that, owing to a misprint, two figures in Appendix No. 9 of the report on the work of the Prison Department 1973 (Cmnd. 5767) have been transposed. These figues, under the heading "All establishments", should read:

Natural causes43
Non-natural causes4
The position, with some further detail, is correctly stated in paragraph 213 of Cmnd. 5767.