HC Deb 17 June 1994 vol 244 cc692-3W
Mrs. Wise

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many remand prisoners currently in custody awaiting trial have been categorised as category A prisoners.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

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 Derek Lewis to Mrs. Audrey Wise, dated 17 June 1994: The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question about the number of remand prisoners who have been categorised as category A. On 14 June, 136 remand prisoners in custody awaiting trial were categorised as category A.