Prisons (North Wales)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 27th February 2013.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones The Secretary of State for Wales 11:30 am, 27th February 2013

My hon. Friend makes a fair point. The new prison would provide approximately 900 new jobs of high quality, but its economic impact on the area would be approximately £17.5 million, which would itself be a stimulus to the private sector. The new prison is widely welcomed in north Wales.