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Prison Statistics

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the weekly cost of keeping a prisoner in custody in the years 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1985, respectively.

The information is as follows:

Year£
1980255
1981382
1982459
1983530
1984640
The costs for 1981 to 1984 are for calendar years. The figure for 1980 is for the financial year 1979–80. No figures are yet available for 1985.