HC Deb 06 February 1987 vol 109 c859W
Mr. Pike

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average time spent on remand or custody awaiting trial during the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Mr. Mellor

The available information is published annually in "Prison Statistics England and Wales" (table 2(a) of the latest issue, for 1985, Cmnd. 9903). Corresponding figures for 1986 are not yet available.