Weir Prison

Home Department written question – answered on 21st March 2007.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the reasons were for the sale of HMP Weir in May 2006.

Photo of Gerry Sutcliffe Gerry Sutcliffe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

At the time it closed, The Weir was no longer considered appropriate for the accommodation of prisoners. Substantial investment would have been necessary to keep it open.

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