HC Deb 15 February 1989 vol 147 c195W
Ms. Richardson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many strip searches were made of female arrestees in police custody during each month of 1988, giving the number of persons involved; what items of evidential value used in subsequent proceedings, class A drugs, weapons or things which could have been used to cause physical injury, were discovered in any search; in how many cases arrestees declined to be strip searched, and with what outcome; and what were the reasons for each search.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

This information is not collected centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.