§ Mr. George Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the average assault rate in each prison for the financial year 1995–96. 
§ Miss Widdecombe
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.460W
Letter from Richard Tilt to Mr. George Howarth, dated 19 June 1996:The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Question about the average assault rate in each prison for the financial year 1995–96.The attached tables show the annual rate of assaults, proven at adjudication per 100 population, in each Prison Service establishment between April 1995 and March 1996. Copies of the tables have been placed in the Library.