HC Deb 03 February 1983 vol 36 c164W
46. Miss Wright

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners in Winson Green prison, Birmingham, are currently sharing a cell with (a) one other individual and (b) two or more other individuals; and how this position compares with the situation in January 1980, January 1981, and January 1982, respectively.

Mr. Mellor

The numbers of inmates at Her Majesty's prison Birmingham accommodated two and three to a cell on the second Sunday in January in each of the past four years were as follows:

Two in a cell Three in a cell
13 January 1980 280 519
11 January 1981 210 261
10 January 1982 144 666
9 January 1983 220 546