HC Deb 04 February 1985 vol 72 c378W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what were the numbers of women in prison at the latest available date who had their children with them; and what were their location, the ages of the children and the sentence being served by the mother and the offence she had committed or was alleged to have committed.

Mr. Mellor

On 1 February 1985, there were 21 women in custody with their children. The establishment, age of children and sentence details of the mothers are as follows: