HC Deb 16 April 2002 vol 383 cc866-7W
Mr. Evans

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the maximum capacity is for each prison in Wales; and how many prisoners are held in each prison. [45795]

Beverley Hughes

On 22 March 2002, the operational capacity and number of prisoners held for each prison in Wales were as shown in the table.

Prison Operational capacity Number of prisoners
Cardiff 669 667
Pare 968 968
Prescoed 128 116
Swansea 366 344
Usk 220 215