HC Deb 05 December 1985 vol 88 c320W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the recognised capacity of Swansea prison and Cardiff prison, respectively; and what is the number of prisoners currently being held at each prison.

Mr. Mellor

On 29 November the certified normal accommodation and population of Her Majesty's prison and remand centre Cardiff and Her Majesty's prison Swansea (including the remand centre unit) were as follows:

Establishment CNA Population
Cardiff 339 464
Swansea 241 283

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