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Brixton Prison (Remanded Prisoners)

Volume 981: debated on Friday 28 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the longest period of time that a prisoner currently in Brixton prison has been on remand; and with what he is charged.

[pursuant to his reply, 13 March 1980, c. 651]: The longest period for which any person held on remand in custody in Brixton prison on 31 January 1980 had been so held was 566 days. The man concerned had been charged with conspiracy to rob and unlawful possession of an offensive weapon.