asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the total amount of (i) capital spending and (ii) current spending on prisons for each year since 1979 for which figures are available.
Spending on prisons in the financial years from 1978–79 to 1985–86 was as follows:
|Year||Net capital expenditure||Net current expenditure|
|£ million||£ million|
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the hon. Member for Rugby and Kenilworth might receive a reply to his letter of 14 April concerning the proposed fresh start management structure for the future running of prisons, and in particular to the chaplain's role.
My noble Friend will write to my hon. Friend shortly.