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Prisons, Remand And Detention Centres

Volume 984: debated on Monday 12 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list those prisons, remand centres and detention centres in which prisoners have had to be located in accommodation not designed for sleeping, indicating for each establishment the number of prisoners involved, the accommodation used and the time they were located there.

Inmates have had to be located temporarily in accommodation not designed for sleeping in the establishments listed below. Accommodation used has included association rooms, classrooms, storerooms, visiting rooms, a library, offices, a dormitory floor, hospital annexes and, in one case, a corridor. No record is available of the daily numbers involved or the time each person was so located.

Local PrisonOxford
Remand CentresLow Newton (Female)
Risley (Female)
BorstalsEast Sutton Park
Detention CentresHaslar
North Sea Camp