HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 cc77-8W
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 net 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.

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