HC Deb 29 February 2000 vol 345 c254W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many foreign nationals were being held in prisons in England and Wales on 1 February. [111937]

Mr. Boateng

The latest available information is for the last day of December 1999. On that date, there were 5,323 foreign nationals in Prison Service establishments in England and Wales.