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Prisoners

Volume 176: debated on Wednesday 18 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many category A, category B, and category C inmates were serving their sentence in each prison region in England and Wales for the latest date available; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 5 July 1990]: The latest information readily available centrally is given in the table.

Numbers
1988–8963
1987–8875
1986–8762
1985–8671
1984–85170
198370
198251
198174
198075
197974
1 Covers 15-month period.
Additionally, there were eight deliveries within prison service establishments between 1 January 1979 and 31 March 1989:

Numbers

1988–892
1987–881
1985–861
1984–851
19831
19821
19791