HC Deb 14 July 1992 vol 211 c534W
Mr. Sproat

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the prison population in(a) England and (b) Wales, at the latest available date.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

On Thursday 9 July the prison population in England was 44,831 and in Wales, 920. These figures do not include the 1,367 prisoners being held in police cells on that day.