HC Deb 29 October 1985 vol 84 c409W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the total cost of purchasing Lindholme Royal Air Force station and of converting it for use as a prison.

Mr. Mellor

The cost of the site was £3.6 million. We are undertaking building work totalling approximately £9 million to provide accommodation for 750 prisoners.