HC Deb 13 November 2001 vol 374 c644W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the prisons being constructed in England and Wales, and the date when these prisons are expected to come into use. [13445]

Beverley Hughes

There are no prisons under construction in England and Wales at present. Two prisons, to be built at Ashford, Middlesex and Peterborough, are under procurement. Construction is planned to start in 2002. The prison at Ashford is due to open in July 2003 and the prison at Peterborough in April 2004.

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