§ 8. Mr. Fishburn
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the current prison population; what it was one year ago; and what projections he has made for the prison population over the next five years.
§ Mr. Waddington
I refer my hon. Friends to the answer given earlier today to a question from my hon. Friend the Member for Staffordshire, Moorlands (Mr. Knox).
§ Mr. Mellor
The Home Office has answered a number of inquiries about the current, and expected future levels of the prison population.