To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will provide figures for each month, from May onwards, for the number of remand prisoners and newly sentenced prisoners being held in police cells in the three counties of Yorkshire and Humberside police authority areas who would normally have been housed in Her Majesty's prison establishments; and if he will show in his answer by month (a) the location of the police cells, (b) their sex and (c) the number of prisoners they have had under their care.
The average number of prisoners. who have been held in police cells in the Humberside and Yorkshire police authority areas each month since May 1990, are given in the table. All the prisoners are male.
|1Average to date.|
|Police cells||Number of prisoners|
|Clifford street, York||9|
Number of prisoners
|Wood street, Wakefield||10|
This information is not collected in a way that enables remand and newly sentenced prisoners to be readily identified separately. Details of the police stations in use for the whole of the period in question could be provided only at disproportionate cost.