§ Baroness Castle of Blackburn
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many prisoners of 65 years old and over are currently held in England and Wales. [HL2655]
§ Lord Williams of Mostyn
Provisional information for 30 April 1999 shows that there were a total of 481 persons, 475 males and 6 females aged 65 years or over in prisons in England and Wales. This includes both remand and sentenced prisoners.