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Prison Building

Volume 202: debated on Thursday 23 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many new prison places he expects will be available over the next 12 months as a result of his Department's prison building programme.

In 1992 nearly 5,000 new prison places are expected to come into use, 3,840 at new prisons and a further 1,014 at existing prison establishments.