HC Deb 27 October 2003 vol 412 c124WS
Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 23 June 2003,Official Report, column 603W, on remand prisoners, (1) how many (a) unconvicted and (b) convicted unsentenced prisoners have been held in prison for more than 24 months in each of the last five years; [131768]

(2) what assessment he has made of the reasons for the recent change in the number of prisoners held on remand for more than 24 months. [131651]

Paul Goggins

I refer the hon. Member to my letter of 16 October 2003.