HC Deb 25 November 1992 vol 214 c654W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans his Department has as to the long-term future role of Oxford prison; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

Oxford prison is currently being used on a temporary basis to hold prisoners from London establishments while refurbishment work is carried out, and from Cardiff prison to avoid use of police cells. It is intended to return the buildings to Oxford county council but no decision has yet been taken on when this will be.

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