HC Deb 22 April 1971 vol 815 c411W
38. Mr. Spearing

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he is taking to relieve overcrowding in Her Majesty's prisons.

Mr. Carlisle

I would refer the hon. Member to the answers given on 18th March to a Question by the hon. Member for Wandsworth, Central (Mr. Thomas Cox) and to written Questions on the same day by my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham, South (Mr. Fowler) and the hon. Member for Oldham, West (Mr. Meacher).—[Vol. 813, c. 1622–6 and c.366–7.]