Police/Crime Statistics (Wales)

Home Department written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Bill Wiggin Bill Wiggin Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners whose last place of residence before sentence was in Wales are held in prisons in England.

Photo of Fiona Mactaggart Fiona Mactaggart Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

Information is not recorded centrally on the home address of prisoners in England and Wales. Information is, however, held on the court that a prisoner is sentenced by.

On 30 April 2005 there were 1,514 prisoners held under sentence in a prison establishment in England who were sentenced at a court in Wales, as recorded on the Prison Service central IT system.

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