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Cruise Missiles

Volume 984: debated on Monday 12 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will confirm that no cruise missiles have yet been installed, stored or deployed in the United Kingdom.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what information he has of

CountryConvicted prisoners (per 100,000 of total population)Unconvicted prisoners (per 100,000 of total population)Total (per 100,000 of total population)
United Kingdom (1979 average)44,688 (80·0)5,440 (9·7)50,128(89·7)
Belgium (April 1980)3,117(31·67)1,542(15·66)4,659(47·33)
Denmark (April 1980)2,284(44·8)888 (17·4)3,172(62·2)
France (March 1980)21,016(39·4)17,382(32·6)38,398 (72·0)
Federal Republic of Germany (November 1979)41,214(67·1)14,561 (23·7)55,775(90·8)
Republic of Ireland (April 1980)1,081 (32·0)103 (3·0)1,184(35·0)
Italy (April 1980)12,400(21·8)* 18,600 (32·6)31,000(54·4)
Luxembourg (April 1980)200(56·0)48(13·0)248 (69·0)
Netherlands (January 1980)11,893(13·4)1,310 (9·3)3,203 (22·7)
Total127,893(49·2)59,874(23·0)187,767(72·2)
* Includes many who have been sentenced by a lower court and who are awaiting definitive sentence from a higher court.
†A further 10,253 persons (72·7 per 100,000) have been convicted to serve prison sentences but are at liberty awaiting prison space.