HC Deb 18 June 1997 vol 296 c156W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the prison service budget for 1996. [3792]

Ms Joyce Quin

The provision available to the Prison Service in 1996–97, as set out in the Main and Supplementary Supply Estimates presented to Parliament, was £1,642,316,000. Details of expenditure against this provision will be contained in the Appropriation Account for Class VII, Vote 2 (Prisons, England and Wales) due to be published towards the end of 1997.

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