HC Deb 07 December 1998 vol 322 c21W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the current number of offenders who are electronically tagged in England and Wales. [62021]

Mr. George Howarth

As of 30 November 1998, 505 offenders are being electronically monitored in England and Wales under the Criminal Justice Act 1991 and the Crime Sentences Act 1997. There are an additional 21 cases in which electronic monitoring has been imposed as a condition of bail.