HC Deb 12 July 1984 vol 63 cc636-7W
Mr. Irving

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many deaths of prisoners have occurred in Her Majesty's prisons in each of the last 10 years; and how many of these were women and how many were men.

Mr. Hurd

The information requested is published annually in "Prison Statistics, England and Wales" — table 10.4 of the issue for 1982 (Cmnd. 9027). The provisional figures for deaths in 1983 are 63 males and one female.

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