HC Deb 24 June 1982 vol 26 c156W
38. Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in view of the fact that Mr. Fred Hill, a 73-year-old man, on 18 June received his twenty-fifth prison sentence for failing to pay a £40 fine, if he will calculate the total costs of keeping this man in prison on these occasions, stating in each case the offences for which he was imprisoned.

Mr. Mayhew

This information is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.