HC Deb 27 October 1993 vol 230 c642W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of the prison population had been convicted of crimes involving violence for the last date for which figures are available.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

[holding answer 25 October 1993]: Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the director general of the prison service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from Mr. A. Butler to Mr. David Alton, dated 26 October 1993: