HC Deb 24 July 1998 vol 316 cc729-30W
Sir Robert Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the average annual cost of a prison place(a) in each category of prison and (b) in total. [51740]

Mr. McLeish

The budgeted average annual cost of a prison place in Scotland, for the current financial year (March 1998 to April 1999) is(a) £23,575 for secure prisons, £16,959 for open prisons and (b) £23,156 in total. These have been calculated as total budgeted expenditure (excluding capital, Headquarters, the SPS Training

Lieutenancy area Lord-Lieutenant Date appointed
Aberdeenshire Captain Colin A. Farquharson FRICS 13 May 1987
Angus The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Airlie KT GCVO PC LLD 18 October 1989
Argyll and Bute His Grace The Duke of Argyll 6 February 1996
Ayrshire and Arran Major Richard Y. Henderson TD 5 April 1991
Banffshire James A. S. McPherson Esq. CBE 11 August 1987
Berwickshire Major General Sir John Swinton KCVO OBE 20 September 1989
Caithness Major Graham T. Dunnett TD 22 January 1996
Clackmannan Lieutenant Colonel Robert C. Stewart CBE TD 15 December 1994
Dumfries Captain Ronald C. Cunningham-Jardine 21 October 1991
Dunbartonshire Brigadier Donald D. G. Hardie TD 2 June 1990
East Lothian Sir Hew Fleetwood Hamilton-Dalrymple Bt KCVO 20 January 1987
Fife The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine KT 4 November 1987
Inverness The Rt. Hon. The Lord Gray of Contin PC 3 October 1996
Kincardineshire The Viscount of Arbuthnott KT CBE DSC FRSE 8 February 1977
Lanarkshire Hutchison B. Sneddon Esq. CBE 9 June 1992
Midlothian Captain George W. Burnet LVO 31 January 1992
Moray Air Vice Marshal George A. Chesworth CB OBE DFC 12 March 1994

College and other central costs) divided by the forecast prisoner places available in the year, at the time when the budgets were set.