HC Deb 25 January 1999 vol 324 c79W
Mr. Clappison

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offenders are currently subject to electronic tagging. [67143]

Mr. George Howarth

As of 18 January 1999, 540 offenders are being electronically monitored in England and Wales; 447 offenders under the Criminal Justice Act 1991, 55 under the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 and 38 cases in which electronic monitoring has been imposed as a condition of bail.