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Remand Centres And Adult Prisons

Volume 81: debated on Wednesday 19 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what differing requirements there are in respect of (a) internal security,(b) perimeter security, (c) recreational facilities and (d) staffing levels, between a remand centre for young offenders and a category C adult prison.

In general, a category C adult training prison requires a somewhat lower level of security, more recreational facilities and fewer staff than does a young offender remand centre.