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Pentonville Prison (Remanded Prisoners)

Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 2 April 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 Pentonville has been on remand; and what is the offence with which 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 Pentonville prison on 31 January 1980 had been so held was 483 days. He had been charged with drugs offences.