Remand Prisoners

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th July 1989.

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Photo of Hon. Douglas Hurd Hon. Douglas Hurd , Witney 12:00 am, 13th July 1989

At the end of May this year, 10,540 prisoners were held on remand in prisons or in police cells. I am glad to say that that is 1,040 fewer than 12 months ago.