HC Deb 28 October 1976 vol 918 cc322-3W
Mr. Cohen

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average working week of a convicted prisoner in prison in England and Wales.

Mr. John

Information in the form which my hon. Friend requests is not available, but the estimated average of workshop hours, covering all categories of inmate and based on daily manning levels, is at present about 22 hours a week.