HC Deb 01 February 1982 vol 17 c68W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the prison population of Northern Ireland on 30 June 1981; and what was the average daily prison population in 1981.

Mr. John Patten

The total prison population in Northern Ireland on 30 June 1981 including those detained in young offenders centres was 2,525. The provisional figure for the average daily population in 1981 is 2,544.