§ Lord Hylton
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many suicides have occurred at Her Majesty's Prison Littlehey in each year since it opened.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Williams of Mostyn)
There have been three self-inflicted deaths at Littlehey prison since it opened. There were one each in 1989 (inquest verdict—suicide); 1992 (inquest verdict—open); and 1997 (inquest scheduled for 17 December).