§ Mr. Peter Bruinvels
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give details in the Official Report as to the average weekly and annual cost of keeping an offender in the following categories of custody (a) detention centre, (b) maximum security and (c) remand.
§ Mr. David Mellor
The available information relates to closed youth establishments including detention centres, dispersal prisons and local prisons and remand centres. The average weekly and annual costs in 1985–86 of keeping a person in one of these categories of custody were as follows:80W
Weekly £ Annual £ Closed youth establishments 267 13,937 Dispersal prisons 470 24,534 Local prisons and adult remand centres 225 11,745