HC Deb 28 July 1960 vol 627 c194W
104. Mr. H. Hynd

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what immediate plans he has for tackling overcrowding in Pentonville Prison, where some 600 men are housed three to a cell.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The only remedy for the overcrowding of local prisons such as Pentonville is the building of new prisons and other penal establishments. This is proceeding as a matter of great urgency.

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