§ The Earl of Longford
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How the cost of maintaining a prisoner in Latchmere House compares with the average cost of maintaining a prisoner.
Responsibility for the subject of this Question has been delegated to the Prison Service and its Director General, Mr. Derek Lewis. The Director General has therefore responded to the Question and his letter is given below.50WA
Letter to the Earl of Longford from the Director General of the Prison Service, Mr. Derek Lewis, dated 29 March 1994:
Lord Ferrers has asked me to reply to your recent Question asking how the cost of maintaining a. prisoner in Latchmere House compares with the average cost of maintaining a prisoner.
In 1992–93 the net operating cost of maintaining a prisoner at Latchmere House was £507 a week compared to £494 for prisoners in England and Wales as, a whole.