§ Mr. Faulds
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the handling by his Department of its earlier responsibility for Hewell Grange, Worcestershire and the present state of this matter. 
§ Miss Widdecombe
Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the temporary Director General of the412W Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from Richard Tilt to Mr. Andrew Faulds, dated 8 March 1996:
The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question about the handling of responsibility for Hewell Grange, Worcestershire and the present state of this matter.
The future of Hewell Grange prison will be considered in the context of the recently completed review of open prisons.