HC Deb 13 May 1986 vol 97 cc400-1W
Mr. Lofthouse

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners were detained in the Armley (Leeds) and Wakefield prisons on 30 March; and how many prisoners these prisons are meant to hold.

Mr. Mellor

Figures for 3(1 March are not recorded centrally. On 31 March the population and certified normal accommodation of Her Majesty's prison Leeds and Her Majesty's prison Wakefield were as follows:

Population Certified normal accommodation
Leeds 1,159 630
Wakefield 734 742