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Prisons And Borstals

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the weekly cost, at the latest available date, of maintaining a person in a prison, borstal, and young offenders' institution, respectively, in Scotland.

The latest available information, for the year ended 31st March 1974, is prison, £35·98; borstal,

sent to Uganda since President Amin became that country's leader.

Disbursements of British aid to Uganda since 1971 are given in the table below. New aid commitments to Uganda were formally suspended in November 1972. Expenditure since this date represents the fulfilment of commitments made before the suspension.£39·76; young offenders' institution, £25·34.