HC Deb 16 December 1986 vol 107 c481W
Ms. Harman

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what grounds exercise has been reduced fom one hour a day to half an hour a day for women in H wing, Durham prison.

Mr. Mellor

Exercise in the open air on weekdays for prisoners in H wing, Durham was reduced to half an hour a day when new gymnasium facilities were taken into use, allowing indoor exercise. These are available to the prisoners for two hours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and two hours on alternate Saturdays.