HC Deb 17 March 2004 vol 419 c309W
Mrs. Iris Robinson

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost of facilitating segregation between Loyalist and Republican prisoners has been in the last 10 years; and what estimate he has made of future costs to maintain the system. [161682]

Jane Kennedy

The operation of segregated and normal regimes has not been costed separately over the last 10 years. The Prison Service expects to incur £9.5 million in additional resource expenditure during 2004–05 in order to accommodate the separation of Loyalist and Republican prisoners.

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