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Prisons: Population

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prison places are expected to be available in each year between 2007-08 and 2014-15. (242732)

The following table shows the number of prison places delivered during 2007-08 and those we anticipate being delivered in each financial year to 2014-15. including the three prison clusters. The number of places delivered per year may be subject to change due to a number of factors, for example the planning process and environmental issues.

Number

2007-08

2,295

2008-09

2,070

2009-10

2,457

2010-11

2,674

2011-12

2,700

2012-13

2,500

2013-14

0

2014-15

5,000