HC Deb 03 February 1982 vol 17 c132W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the prison population of England and Wales on 30 June 1981; and what was the average daily prison population in 1981.

Mr. Mayhew

The total population of Prison Department establishments in England and Wales on 30 June 1981 was 44,500. The provisional figure for the average daily population in 1981 is 43,300.

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