HC Deb 31 March 1927 vol 204 cc1459-60W
Colonel DAY

asked the Home Secretary how many deaths, male and female, have occurred through natural causes in the prisons of England and Wales, and the names of the prisons that these deaths have occurred in, for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date?


During the 12 months ended! 28th February, 1927. the number of persons under detention in prisons and Borstal Institutions in England and Wales who died from natural causes was 22 men and 4 women. The Deaths occurred at the following establishments:

Prison, etc. Males. Females.
Bedford 1
Birmingham 1
Camp Hill 1
Durham 1
Holloway 1
Leeds 5
Liverpool 1
Manchester 2 1
Oxford 1
Parkhurst 4
Pentonville 3
Portland Borstal Institution 1
Wandsworth 2
Winchester 1
Totals 22 4