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Prisoners (Suicides)

Volume 78: debated on Thursday 9 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list in each single year since 1970 the number of men and women prisoners who have committed suicide while serving gaol sentences; and if he will list the length of the sentences which had been imposed on them individually.

The information requested is as follows:application the total numbers of people who have

(a) sought and (b) been granted asylum in the United Kingdom in each year since 1979.

I shall shortly place in the Library refugee statistics for 1984, together with revised figures for earlier years.