§ Mr. Winnick
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will be signing the order for the ward boundary changes in the borough of Walsall.
PERSONS SERVING SENTENCES IN DEFAULT OF PAYMENT OF A FINE, THOSE COMMITTED FOR NON-PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE AND THOSE HELD UNDER THE IMMIGRATION ACT 1971 IN PRISON DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHMENTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES ON 30 JUNE 1979 Number of persons Type of prisoner Adult Young Prisoners Total Prisoners under sentence—Fine defaulters … … 744 180 924 Aged 21 and over Aged under 21 Non-criminal prisoners*—Maintenance defaulters … 170 — 170 Persons held under the Immigration Act 1971 … 170 16 186 * Within a total of 496 non-criminal prisoners after conviction for a misclassification of 90 criminal prisoners as non-criminal prisoners, which affected the answers to three questions on 8 November 1979.—[Vol. 973, c. 245–46.]
§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many adults and young offenders in prison department custody on 30 June, including fine defaulters, had been convicted of (a) drunkenness, (b) offences666W
§ Mr. Brittan
An order implementing, with modifications, the new electoral arrangements proposed for Walsall by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England was made on 14 November 1979.