HC Deb 02 April 1987 vol 113 c587W
1986. Mr. Wainwright

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give the ratio of prison officers to prisoners for (a) 1978 and (b)

Mr. Mellor

The officer to inmate ratio for 1978 was 1:2.68 and for 1986 was 1: 2.47.