§ Mr. Boateng
In 1999, a total of 18,049 persons were subject to electronic monitoring. The great majority of these (15,320) were prisoners released on Home Detention Curfew under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.
Information is not available in the form requested in earlier years. The available information for the period from July 1995, when trials of curfew orders under the Criminal Justice Act 1991 began, to the end of 1998 is set out in the table.372W
Description/period Number monitored Curfew order under the Criminal Justice Act 1991 July 1995-June 1996 83 July 1996-June 1997 375 July 1997-December 1998 1— Curfew order under the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 1998 232 Bail cases 1998 72 1 Not available