§ Ms. Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many baths, showers and lavatories there are for prisoners' use; and how many baths or showers prisoners are allowed per week at each of the following prisons; Birmingham, Leeds, Pentonville, Manchester, Wandsworth, Wormwood Scrubs and Holloway.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
All inmates have a bath or shower on reception and thereafter at least once a week. In addition, those participating in PE, located in hospital units or working in particular parties (kitchen, officers' mess, works department, and so on) will bathe or shower more often. At Holloway, there is normally no restriction on the frequency with which the inmates may bathe or shower.
The following table sets out the other information requested:
Establishment Baths Showers WCs/urinals Birmingham 39 71 320 Leeds 6 42 1175 Pentonville 7 69 312 Manchester 10 72 193 Wandsworth 14 65 2366 Wormwood Scrubs3 39 129 122 Holloway 37 19 508 1 12 additional WCs are being provided as part of a redevelopment project. 2 Eight cells are being converted to integral sanitation. 3 Excluding A wing, which is temporarily closed.
Defendants proceeded against for offences under the Protection from Eviction Act 1997 England and Wales 1986 Number of defendants Section of the Act Offence description Area Total proceeded against Total found guilty 1(2) Unlawful eviction England 70 49 Wales 10 5 1(3) Unlawful harass-ment England 26 10 Wales — —