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Prison Statistics

Volume 129: debated on Tuesday 15 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the number of inmates in each of the prisons in England and Wales who on 1 March were in single cells and who were (a) sharing two to a cell and (b) sharing three to a cell.

The information tabulated as follows relates to 10 January this year, the latest date for which figures are available.

Distribution of inmates in cells designed for single occupation
PrisonNumbers held singlyNumbers sharingNumbers sharing
2 to a cell3 to a cell
Acklington315
Albany210
Ashford90236
Aylesbury271
Bedford3092204
Birmingham41160861
Blundeston277
Bristol1842206
Brixton179532219
Brockhill219821
Bullwood Hall8260
Camp Hill180156
Canterbury39130162
Cardiff52312183
Channings Wood466
Castington227
Chelmsford24288
Coldingley236
Cook.ham Wood114
Dartmoor582
Deerbolt202
Dorchester3014424
Durham (male)140526306
Durham (female)36
Everthorpe235126
Exeter5730684
Featherstone454
Feltham214
Frankland393

Prison

Numbers held singly

Numbers sharing

Numbers sharing

2 to a cell

3 to a cell

Full Sutton194
Gartree276
Glen Parva301346
Gloucester9911069
Grendon2012
Highpoint229
Hindley15854
Hollesley Bay169
Holloway170
Hull13324126
Huntercombe13912
Lancaster18120
Latchmere House48118
Leeds78190966
Leicester3072312
Lewes140386
Lincoln75172423
Liverpool120570345
Long Lartin392
Low Newton (male)14242
Low Newton (female)824
Maidstone4072
Manchester105958432
New Hall64
Northallerton16138
Norwich80134135
Nottingham74182
Onley389
Oxford1910278
Parkhurst176
Pentonville135856
Portland369829
Portsmouth (Kingston)136
Preston240294
Pucklechurch (male)4264
Pucklechurch (female)1152
Reading39156102
Risley (male)98638
Risley (female)1236
Rochester19858
Shepton Mallet672045
Shrewsbury2826212
Stafford57700
Stocken285
Stoke Heath127184
Styal2
Swansea1920618
Swinfen Hall166
Thorp Arch151
Usk5616
Wakefield57510
Wandsworth617712
Wellingborough204
Winchester111484
Wormwood Scrubs386690
Wayland434
TOTAL13,92913,2645,142