HC Deb 15 January 1998 vol 304 c280W
Miss Widdecombe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the use of a former holiday camp at Heysham as a future prison. [21299]

Ms Quin

The Prison Service is interested in developing the site at Middleton Tower, Heysham for use as a temporary prison for lower security, Category C prisoners. However, the outcome of the appeal against the refusal of planning clearance for a temporary prison on the site will not be known until February 1998.