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Prison Radio Service: Finance

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 29 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what his Department’s expenditure on the Prison Radio Service was in 2008-09; and what estimate he has made of such expenditure in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2010-11. (251181)

Forecast expenditure for the National Prison Radio Service is £1.6 million for 2008-09.

Estimated expenditure for subsequent years is as follows:






This investment in set up costs, licences and other costs falls to the Ministry of Justice and enables the significant majority of ongoing service cost delivery to be met by the Prison Radio Association (a registered charity).