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Borstal

Volume 981: debated on Friday 28 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list each borstal establishment in England and Wales; how many inmates each contains at present; how many staff are employed at each borstal; and what is the cost to public funds of employing security staff at each of these institutions.

All members of staff share a measure of responsibility for security and it is not practicable to isolate the costs of this particular activity. The other information requested is given in the following table which shows the position at 29 February 1980.

EstablishmentPopulationStaff
Bullwood Hall106119
Deerbolt300118
Dover184153
East Sutton Park4936
Everthorpe368148
Feltham (including Finnamore Wood)294217
Gaynes Hall13184
Glen Parva300166
Guys Marsh13098
Hatfield (including Gringley)270124
Hewell Grange12170
Hindley324134
Hollesley Bay263210*
Huntercombe16588
Lowdham Grange165119
Portland404227
Rochester328178
Stoke Heath428177
Usk (Prescoed)79105*
Wellingborough344155
Wetherby221108
* Including detention centre staff