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Remand Prisoners

Volume 167: debated on Wednesday 14 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has on the number of persons who (a) were on remand and (b) had not been convicted amongst the Scottish prison population on any one day; and how many were (i) males and (ii) females.

The available information is set out in the table:

Average daily remand population1 in Scottish penal establishments during January 1990
UntriedConvicted awaiting sentenceTotal on remand
Males575144719
Females31435
Total606148753
1 Provisional.