§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the Director General of the Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from Derek Lewis to Mr. Tom Cox, dated 17 March 1994:The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question about the number of prisoners held on Rule 43 in prisons in England and Wales on 1 March.The table shows the number of inmates held on Prison Rule 43 and Young Offender Institution Rule 46 on 1 March 1994.
Rule 43 and rule 46 (own protection) Rule 43 and rule 46 (good order and discipline) Men 1,284 248 Women 11 3 Total 1,295 251
The table does not include inmates held in vulnerable prisoner units. On 1 March, 1,773 inmates were being held in these units who were not on either Rule 43 or Rule 46.