§ Mr. Tom Clarke
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table in theOfficial Report, showing for each Scottish penal establishment, the number of prisoners held under immigration legislation together with their average length of stay at the latest date for which figures are available.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The number of prisoners held in Scottish penal establishments under immigration legislation on 5 July 1988 is given in the table.
Prison Number of prisoners Barlinnie 4 Edinburgh 1 Perth 1 Inverness 1 Total 7
Five of the above prisoners are no longer detained. They were held on average for 37.2 days. The other two prisoners have been held since 25 and 27 June 1988 respectively.