§ 88. Lieut.-Colonel Lipton
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the inclusive weekly cost of keeping a prisoner in Winchester Gaol.
§ Mr. Ede
Figures for individual prisons are not available, but for the 12 months ended 31st March, 1949, the total net78W expenditure on prisons in England and Wales, excluding the cost of new building but including all administrative expenses, was at the rate of about £3 10s. a week for each prisoner.