HC Deb 18 March 1982 vol 20 c166W
23. Mr. Greenway

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much money was spent on prison education in each of the last five years; and how many prisoners were in receipt of such education.

Mr. Mayhew

In the period 1976 to 1981, the yearly figures of expenditure on prison education were approximately £4.4 million, £5.1 million, £5.6 million, £7.2 million and £9.2 million. The figures for trainees in borstals and detention centres were 100 per cent. and for prisoners in prisons and remand centres approximately 48 per cent. and 43 per cent. respectively.