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Manchester Prison (Young Persons)

Volume 894: debated on Wednesday 25 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in the Official Report the average time young persons are imprisoned at Strangeways Prison before transfer to borstal institutions.

Young men sentenced to borstal training who were received at the borstal allocation centre, Manchester Prison, in the month of March 1975—the last month for which figures are available—remained there for an average of 28 days before transfer to a training borstal.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give the total number of young persons in the allocation wing at Strangeways Prison awaiting removal to borstal institutions.

The number of young men sentenced to borstal training in the borstal allocation centre at Manchester Prison, awaiting transfer to a training establishment, was 397 on 13th June 1975.