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