HC Deb 07 May 1940 vol 360 cc1059-60W
Mrs. Adamson

asked the Home Secretary what is now the estimated annual cost of feeding, clothing and housing an inmate at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, one of His Majesty's prisons and a Borstal institution, respectively, as compared with the annual rates of cost in August last?

Sir J. Anderson

It is not possible to estimate annual rates of cost for different parts of the financial year. The most recent available figures are for the year ended 31st March, 1939, and are as follow:—

Maintenance, i.e. Victualling, Clothing, Medicines, Fuel, etc. Full Cost, Including Staff and Overhead Charges, etc.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Local Prison 23 9 6 124 2 2
Borstal Institution 32 13 6 153 5 0
Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum. 25 10 0 138 19 2