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Prisons

Volume 124: debated on Monday 7 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total time taken between announcement and completion of each of the prisons built since 1979.

The table sets out the year in which each prison was included in the building programme and the year it was completed. Projects may be admitted to this programme with a view to planning and other preparatory work starting at a later date.

PrisonIncluded in ProgrammeCompleted
Wayland19781984
Stocken19781985
Thorn Cross19781985
Full Sutton19791987
Littlehey119811987
Swaleside119801987
Mount19801987
Garth119801988
1almost complete.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to announce the completion of his Department's review of the specification of prison design and construction.

The review of the prison building design guides is scheduled for completion late in 1988.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to name the members of the Prisons Building Board.

We expect to announce the names of the Prison Building Board shortly.