HC Deb 03 April 1958 vol 585 c184W
Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the cost in 1957 and 1937, respectively, of Her Majesty's prison service and reformatory schools.

Mr. R. A. Butler

In the financial year which ended on 31st March, 1937, the total net expenditure of the Prison Commissioners was £1,449,358. In the year ending on 31st March, 1957, it was £9,729,296. The cost to public funds of approved schools in those years was £618,709 and £3,271,672, respectively.

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