§ Mr. Bermingham
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prison workshops there were in each year from 1980 to 1985; and how many there are at the present time.
§ Mr. Mellor
The following numbers of industrial workshops were in operation in prison establishments in England and Wales:
Number 1982 305 1983 310 1984 306 1985 306 1986* 295 * Up to June
Comparable figures for 1980 and are not available.