§ Mr. Pike
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of those held on remand in custody awaiting trial have been held(a) over three months and (b) over six months, at the latest date for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The latest available information on the length of time since the initial remand in custody of untried prisoners relates to 30 June 1987 and was given in the reply to a question from the hon. Member for St. Helens, South (Mr. Bermingham) on 27 May at columns379–80.