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Mother-And-Baby Units

Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the cost per week of keeping a mother and her baby in the units at (a) Holloway, (b) Askham Grange and (c) Styal.

In 1988–89, the average net operating costs per inmate per week for Her Majesty's prison, Holloway, Her Majesty's prison and young offender institution, Styal and Her Majesty's prison, Askham Grange were, respectively, £491, £340 and £314. Operating costs of the mother and baby units are not separately identified.