HC Deb 13 November 1990 vol 180 cc85-6W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the amount of money allocated and paid by his Department to visitors centres in prisons in England and Wales in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Rumbold

The amounts allocated and paid towards running costs by the Department to visitors' centres at prisons in England and Wales are shown in the table:

Financial Year £
1987–88 12,000
1988–89 12,000
1989–90 49,000

In the current financial year, 1990–91, grants totalling £103,000 will be paid.