§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average cost to date in 1982–83 of keeping an inmate for a week in (a) a detention centre, (b) an open youth custody centre, (c) a closed youth custody centre, (d) a local prison, (e) a local prison holding remand prisoners, (f) a category A/B training prison, (g) a category B training prison, (h) a category C training prison, (i) an open prison, (j) a junior remand centre, (k) a senior remand centre and (1) a female establishment.
§ Mr. Hurd
[pursuant to his reply, 16 January 1984, c. 66]: The information available is not in the precise form requested by the hon. Member. During the financial year 1982–83 the average weekly costs of keeping a prisoner in custody in the following categories were:
£ Establishments for males Dispersal prisons (Cat. A/B training prisons) 433 Other closed training prisons (Cat. B and C) 205 Local prisons and remand centres 200 Open prisons 158 Borstals and YP centres (including open borstals) 231 Detention centres 211 All-female establishments 308
The average weekly cost for all establishments was £218. The majority of these costs related to staff costs in establishments.