HC Deb 07 March 2001 vol 364 cc218-9W
Miss Widdecombe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisons operate industrial workshops; how many prisoners are employed in such workshops; what the income and expenditure of each prison workshop is; and if he will make a statement. [151210]

Mr. Boateng

[pursuant to his reply, 26 February 2001, c. 492W]On 31 March 2000 there were 9,527 employed in public sector workshops, not 1,041 as previously stated.