To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have sat on boards of prison visitors in each year since 1990; and if he will make a statement. 
The total number of members of boards of visitors in post on
- 30 June 1993 was 1,647
- 30 July 1994 was 1,692
- 31 July 1995 was 1,702.
Information about the numbers of members of boards from 1990 to 1992 is available only at disproportionate cost.