§ Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average weekly cost per inmate of providing gas, electricity and water at(a) local and (b) remand prisons.236W
generally includes all offences of wounding which do not endanger life. The number of offences in this classification for the last five years were as follows:
Number 1987 129,193 1988 144,781 1989 162,843 1990 169,764 1991 174,245
In addition, there were 686 notifiable offences of assault in 1987 and 503 in 1988. Following the Criminal Justice Act 1988, these assaults became summary offences and as such they are no longer collected centrally for the notifiable offence series.