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Mr A Mady

Volume 978: debated on Tuesday 12 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much public money is being expended upon investigating the complaint against PC Hibben made by Mr. A. Mady, currently in Pentonville prison.

I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that to date the cost of the investigation in terms of the time spent by his officers is about £1,200.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the cost of keeping Mr. A. Mady in Pentonville prison.

The cost of keeping a particular prisoner in custody is not separately recorded. During the financial year 1978–79 the average weekly cost of keeping a prisoner in a local prison or remand centre was £104.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether, in investigating Mr. A. Mady's complaint against PC Hibben under section 49 (1) of the Police Act 1964, Mr. Mady is being considered a member of the public within the meaning of the Act for the purposes of the consideration of the Act.