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Prisoners: Costs

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice what the (a) energy cost and (b) average number of prisoners per annum was in each prison for which her Department has responsibility in each of the last three years for which figures are available. (139048)

Figures on energy costs in each prison establishment within England and Wales and the average numbers of prisoners within prison establishments in England and Wales can be found in the following table.

The figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.

Annual average population of prison establishments in England and Wales 2004-06

2004

2005

2006

Acklington

862

869

838

Albany

514

522

524

Altcourse1

984

937

1,002

Ashfield1

286

314

363

Ashwell

529

541

539

Askham Grange

122

99

113

Aylesbury

355

406

438

Bedford

484

477

478

Belmarsh1

907

906

918

Birmingham

1,384

1,400

1,440

Blakenhurst1

869

1,012

1,054

Blantyre House

117

117

120

Blundestone

457

457

460

Brinsford1

451

452

469

Bristol1

587

597

600

Brixton

821

804

804

Brockhill1

136

124

124

Bronzefield1

176

421

423

Buckley Hall

319

254

350

Bullingdon1

950

962

958

Bullwood Hall1

151

145

144

Camp Hill

568

582

584

Canterbury

302

296

285

Cardiff

685

743

744

Castington1

343

367

374

Channings Wood

648

654

655

Chelmsford1

572

580

579

Coldingley

384

386

388

Cookham Wood1

142

167

181

Dartmoor

606

613

614

Deerbolt

455

407

416

Doncaster1

1,104

1,076

1,105

Dorchester1

226

240

250

Dovegate

845

799

831

Dover

270

283

278

Downview1

210

249

340

Drake Hall1

283

284

269

Durham*

691

717

872

East Sutton Park1

96

96

91

Eastwood Park1

292

288

326

Edmunds Hill1

173

181

351

Elmley1

959

979

983

Erlestoke

417

420

424

Everthorpe

459

544

660

Exeter

516

515

506

Featherstone

607

606

608

Feltham1

654

605

612

Ford

513

520

445

Forest Bank1

1,017

1,029

1,036

Foston Hall1

226

219

232

Frankland

668

707

705

Full Sutton

601

595

576

Garth

653

649

612

Gartree

407

448

521

Glen Parva1

733

772

783

Gloucester

300

283

297

Grendon/Spring Hill1

528

526

536

Guys Marsh1

544

557

567

Haslar

119

132

144

Haverigg

553

549

561

Hewell Grange

163

161

160

Highdown1

741

735

742

Highpoint

804

799

810

Hindley1

482

399

424

Hollesley Bay1

276

273

272

Holloway1

427

436

444

Holme House1

957

970

977

Hull1

1,060

1,020

986

Huntercombe

353

348

349

Kingston (Portsmouth)

137

173

192

Kirkham

522

495

451

Kirklevington

220

219

221

Lancaster

210

238

236

Lancaster Farms1

495

505

514

Latchmere House

196

201

184

Leeds

1,235

1,221

1,135

Leicester

364

348

339

Lewes1

499

523

534

Leyhill

489

480

366

Lincoln

453

467

471

Lindholme1

693

782

883

Littlehey

691

696

692

Liverpool

1,405

1,351

1,311

Long Lartin

429

438

437

Low Newton1

303

254

258

Lowdham Grange

517

505

535

Maidstone

543

546

576

Manchester

1,227

1,235

1,237

Moorland Open1

237

231

237

Moorland1

753

755

766

Morton Hall

333

293

330

New Hall1

353

343

348

North Sea Camp

277

284

265

Northallerton

216

177

219

Norwich1

735

778

746

Nottingham

504

503

509

Onley1

474

510

579

Parc1

1,001

987

1,032

Parkhurst1

485

503

504

Pentonville

1,201

1,179

1,084

Peterborough

477

830

Portland1

454

409

479

Preston

641

595

641

Ranby

842

981

1,025

Reading1

261

275

278

Risley

1,055

1,059

1,072

Rochester

324

381

386

Rye Hill

655

591

594

Send

213

212

209

Shepton Mallet

185

182

185

Shrewsbury

315

285

332

Stafford

658

673

672

Standford Hill

436

445

420

Stocken

616

612

614

Stoke Heath1

636

633

644

Styal1

402

392

435

Sudbury

543

545

542

Swaleside

773

775

776

Swansea

328

410

414

Swinfen Hall1

377

542

607

The Mount

742

700

717

The Verne

576

582

581

The Weare

364

171

The Wolds

352

301

319

Thorn Cross1

257

241

238

Usk/Prescoed1

406

413

403

Wakefield

554

553

708

Wandsworth

1,451

1,435

1,466

Warren Hill1

204

202

210

Wayland

693

697

697

Wealstun1

642

783

794

Wellingborough

516

550

607

Werrington

138

130

145

Wetherby1

306

334

339

Whatton

354

354

636

Whitemoor

425

438

444

Winchester1

628

674

700

Woodhill1

770

762

767

Wormwood Scrubs

1,239

1,234

1,243

Wymott

975

1,041

1,043

Total

74,657

75,979

78,127

Police cells

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1 denotes establishments used for more than one purpose

Note:

Components will not add up to totals because they have been compiled and rounded independently.

Energy costs tables will be placed in the Library.