§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
During 1987, finds of syringes were reported in the following 13 establishments:
Number HMP Bedford 3 HMP Bristol 1 HMYCC Castington 1 HMP and YCC East Sutton Park 1 HMP and YCC Exeter 1 HMP Holloway 1 HMP Liverpool 2 HMP Manchester 5 HMP Preston 2 HMP Reading 2 HMP Shepton Mallet 4 HMYCC Thorn Cross 1 HMP Wandsworth 3 TOTAL 27
In addition, seven syringes were found in a visitor's bag at Brixton. It is not normally the practice to have such items tested for HIV antibody.