§ Mr. Victor Yates
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the actual population at present of all prison service establishments; and how this compares with the prison population on 31st December, 1965 and 1966.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
The figure in England and Wales was 35,026 on 31st January, 1967. On 31st December, 1965 it was 30,134 and on 31st December, 1966, 33,776.