HC Deb 22 February 1972 vol 831 c277W
Mr. Goronwy Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Welsh-speaking prisoners are detained in Her Majesty's Prisons at Cardiff, Swansea, Shrewsbury, and Walton, Liverpool, and at the Risley detention centre; what arrangements are made for religious services in Welsh at these centres; and whether the services of Welsh-speaking chaplains are available at these centres.

Mr. Carlisle

The number of inmates at each of these establishments on 17th February known to speak Welsh were:

Cardiff Prison 6
Swansea Prison 19
Shrewsbury Prison 1
Liverpool Prison 19
Risley Remand Centre None

Religious services in Welsh are held at all these establishments when they are required and the services of a Welsh-speaking minister of religion are available at each of them.

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