HL Deb 09 November 1987 vol 489 c1284WA
Lord Hylton

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the normal capacity of Crumlin Road (Belfast) and Maghaberry Prisons, and how many prisoners were accommodated in each establishment at the most recent available date.

Lord Lyell

The information is as follows:

Authorised Capacity Population at 28th October 1987
Belfast 500 593
Maghaberry Male 432 9
Female 56 31
Maghaberry (Male) Prison has not yet been brought fully into operation but it is planned gradually to increase its population in the near future.