§ Lord Shepherd
asked Her Majesty's Government:
When they will publish the Annual Report and Accounts for the Prison Service.
§ Lord Williams of Mostyn
We are pleased to report that we have today published the Prison Service Report and Accounts for 1996-97, along with those for 1995-96. Copies have been placed in the Library. In 53WA future, we will aim to publish Prison Service annual reports and accounts within six months ofthe end of the financial year.