HC Deb 08 June 1995 vol 261 cc279-80W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners from HMP Holloway and HMP Styal were granted home leave in each complete month of 1995. [26891]

Mr. Michael Forsyth

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 Dr. Lynne Jones, dated 8 June 1995: The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question about how many prisoners from Holloway and Styal prisons were granted home leave in each complete month of this year. Home leave, as such, has not occurred since 24 April when the systems of temporary absence were revised and figures for this period are not yet available. The available information is on the table below:

Prisoners granted home leave from Holloway and Styal, January to April 1995
Holloway Styal
January 4 7
February 2 3
March 0 4
April 1 0