HC Deb 19 October 1982 vol 29 c71W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the actual or estimated costs to public funds involved in enabling the imprisoned Kray twins to attend their late mother's funeral, such costs to include the time spent on actual payment to the security men, cost of conveyances, petrol and so on and other stated costs.

Mr. Mayhew:

The escorts for Reginald Kray from Parkhurst prison and for Ronald Kray from Broadmoor hospital were provided by staff in the normal course of their duties. The estimated costs incurred by the Prison Department in respect of Reginald Kray were £300 in staff time and £50 for transport. The cost of Ronald Kray's attendance was borne by the Department of Health and Social Security. The estimated cost of staff time was £160 and of transport £40

Information about the cost of the police operation could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.