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Crumlin Road And Maghaberry Prisons: Capacity

Volume 489: debated on Monday 9 November 1987

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What is the normal capacity of Crumlin Road (Belfast) and Maghaberry Prisons, and how many prisoners were accommodated in each establishment at the most recent available date.

The information is as follows:

Authorised CapacityPopulation at 28th October 1987
Belfast500593
MaghaberryMale4329
Female5631
Maghaberry (Male) Prison has not yet been brought fully into operation but it is planned gradually to increase its population in the near future.