Prisons: Budget

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th May 2014.

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Photo of Lord Bradley Lord Bradley Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions), Shadow Spokesperson (Health)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current population in each of the United Kingdom’s (1) public prisons, and (2) private prisons; and what is the budget for each individual prison of each type.

Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Individual prison population information is published monthly on the Ministry of Justice website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prison-population-figures-2014

The table below identifies, as at Friday 28 March, the population of each public and private sector prison and NOMS run Immigration Removal Centre in England and Wales.

These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large-scale recording system, are subject to possible error(s) with data entry and processing.

Allocated budgets for individual prisons for financial year 2014-15 are in the process of being finalised and are not yet available. Budget allocations will be made on the basis of need and according to Departmental priorities.

Population in (1) public sector prisons, (2) private sector prisons, and (3) NOMS Operated (Public Sector) Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) as at Friday 28 March 2014.
Public Sector Prisons
Prison Name Population
Askham Grange 98
Aylesbury 404
Bedford 480
Belmarsh 875
Blantyre House 121
Brinsford 536
Bristol 593
Brixton 772
Buckley Hall 445
Bullingdon 1,095
Bure 618
Cardiff 801
Channings Wood 720
Chelmsford 580
Coldingley 510
Cookham Wood 119
Dartmoor 648
Deerbolt 501
Drake Hall 313
Durham 925
East Sutton Park 90
Eastwood Park 339
Elmley (Sheppey) 1,243
Erlestoke 487
Everthorpe 684
Exeter 547
Featherstone 674
Feltham 616
Ford 516
Foston Hall 290
Frankland 778
Full Sutton 600
Garth 666
Gartree 706
Glen Parva 657
Grendon/Springhill 537
Guys Marsh 564
Haverigg 626
Hewell 1,274
High Down 1,124
Highpoint (North and South) 1,321
Hindley 274
Hollesley Bay 430
Holloway 513
Holme House 1,209
Hull 758
Huntercombe 408
Isis 616
Isle of Wight 1,133
Kennet 275
Kirkham 626
Kirklevington Grange 292
Lancaster Farms 400
Leeds 1,214
Leicester 372
Lewes 673
Leyhill 506
Lincoln 699
Lindholme 1,002
Littlehey 1,110
Liverpool 1,266
Long Lartin 617
Low Newton 312
Maidstone 587
Manchester 1,151
Moorland/Hatfield 1,259
Mount 768
New Hall 409
North Sea Camp 395
Norwich 764
Nottingham 1,093
Onley 676
Pentonville 1,311
Portland 572
Preston 699
Ranby 1,091
Risley 1,094
Rochester 732
Send 270
Stafford 731
Standford Hill (Sheppey) 459
Stocken 841
Stoke Heath 632
Styal 428
Sudbury 588
Swaleside (Sheppey) 1,110
Swansea 442
Swinfen Hall 585
Thorn Cross 310
Usk/Prescoed 503
Verne 20
Wakefield 740
Wandsworth 1,574
Warren Hill 46
Wayland 986
Wealstun 811
Werrington 117
Wetherby 203
Whatton 837
Whitemoor 456
Winchester 657
Wolds 367
Woodhill 793
Wormwood Scrubs 1,247
Wymott 1,097
Private Prisons
Prison Name Population
Altcourse 1,122
Ashfield 387
Birmingham 1,434
Bronzefield 486
Doncaster 1,143
Dovegate 1,108
Forest Bank 1,449
Lowdham Grange 916
Northumberland 1,345
Oakwood 1,597
Parc 1,348
Peterborough (Male & Female) 947
Rye Hill 626
Thameside 886
NOMS Operated (Public Sector) Immigration Removal Centres
Prison Name Population
Dover (IRC) 259
Haslar (IRC) 162
Morton Hall (IRC) 388

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