HC Deb 15 July 1992 vol 211 cc779-80W
Mr. Bernie Grant

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many deaths there have been in custody at Swaleside prison during the last five years; and what was the ethnicity of the prisoners.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

Swaleside prison opened in July 1988. Since then two prisoners have died at Swaleside prison. Both were black. One was of Afro-Caribbean origin and one was of African origin.