HC Deb 02 March 1989 vol 148 cc263-4W
32. Mr. Ashley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will request Her Majesty's inspector of prisons to carry out an unannounced inspection, together with a senior environmental health officer, of the kitchen and other facilities related to hygiene of a prison selected by that environmental health officer.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

Her Majesty's chief inspector of prisons has ready access to information and expertise which enables him to make proper assessments of hygiene standards in kitchens and other facilities during routine and unannounced inspections.