asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many inmates of detention in 'Criminal Statistics, England and Wales' (in supplementary tables 1980, volume 3—table S3.1; for early years in the Command Papers—table 32 in the volume for 1979 (Cmnd. 8098)). At the time of recording of most offences the identity of the offender(s) is unknown, and so the information requested by age of offender is not available. The information readily available by petty sessional divisions in Cumbria police force area for certain age groups relates to males found guilty of indictable offences at magistrates' courts in 1980, and is given in the table set out below.Information by police force area relates to the numbers of persons found guilty at magistrates' courts and at the Crown court and the numbers of persons cautioned by the police, and is published annually in 'Criminal Statistics, England and Wales' (in supplementary tables 1980, volume 3—tables S3.2(A) to (E), S3.4(A)—(E), and S3.8(A); for earlier years (from 1978 for persons found guilty by age group) in the Command Papers—tables 3
(a) to (e); 7 (a) to (e) and 35 (a) in the volume for 1979 (Cmnd. 8098)).
centres have been transferred from the centres to hospitals due to illness while serving their sentences in the last three years.
The figures, which are published annually in the prison statistics for England and Wales, are as follows:
|Number of Inmates of Detention Centres temporarily transferred to NHS hospitals while serving their sentences.|
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many deaths have occurred among inmates serving sentences in detention centres in the last three years.
None in 1979; one in 1980 and one in 1981. The figures are published annually in the prison statistics for England and Wales.