HC Deb 04 July 2002 vol 388 c533W
Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals in the last 12 months had their licences revoked and were consequently recalled to prison in England and Wales; and if he will make a statement. [66616]

Hilary Benn

[holding answer 2 July 2002]During the 12 month period ending 31 May 2002, 4,773 determinate prisoners and 19 life sentence prisoners were recalled to prison using the Secretary of State's powers to revoke a prisoner's licence pursuant to sections 38(a)(1) and 39 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991.