§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list by Her Majesty's prison and remand home/centre for the latest date he has figures available, the number of inmates whose place of residence is South Yorkshire; and what were the figures(a) 12 months and (b) 24 months ago.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
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. Martin Redmond, dated 17 May 1994:Lord James Douglas-Hamilton has asked me to reply to your Question about the number of inmates in Scottish penal establishments whose place of residence is South Yorkshire for the latest date available and the figures for 12 months and 24 months ago.I regret that the information requested is not held centrally.