HC Deb 17 February 1994 vol 237 cc960-1W
Mr. Byers

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each prison in Scotland the total number of cells, the number of cells without sanitation and the number of prisoners presently held.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 15 February 1994]: Responsibility for the subject of the question has been delegated to the Scottish Prison Service under its chief executive, Mr. E. W. Frizzell. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from E. W. Frizzell to Mr. Stephen Byers, dated 15 February 1994: The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your Question about prisoner accommodation and prisoner numbers. The latest available information—reflecting the position as at Friday 4 February—is set out in the table below:

projected expenditure for each year of the national health service bodies (Scotland) as listed in "Public Bodies 1993."

Mr. Stewart

[holding answer 15 February 1994]: The information is set out in the table. The figures have been adjusted to 1992–93 prices using the GDP deflator and have been taken from NHS (Scotland) summarised accounts.

Health Body 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94
(£000) (£000) (£000) (£000)4
NHS Trusts2
Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education 2,298 2,357 2,303 4,126
Scottish Hospital Trust3
State Hospital, Carstairs 12,260 13,303 16,178 17,394
1 The Health Education Board for Scotland was part of the Common Services Agency in 1990–91
2 NHS Trusts are funded by Health Boards.
3 The Scottish Hospital Trust is not Government funded.
4 Estimate.