HL Deb 20 May 1992 vol 537 c41WA
Lord Judd

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will provide details of funds allocated for education programmes in United Kingdom prisons for each of the last three financial years and what is the sum allocated for such expenditure in the current financial year.

Earl Ferrers

In the three years 1989–90 to 1991–92, £20.2 million, £22.9 million and an estimated £26.2 million were paid to local authorities to provide education in prisons. The sum of £29.9 million has been allocated for 1992–93.