Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (552)

Jonathan O'Brien

Question:

564 Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of women currently in prison custody; the number of those women on remand; and the number of those women serving a sentence of less than one year. [34855/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

I wish to inform the Deputy that as of Monday 16th July, there was a total of 163 women in custody, with 29 on remand. 38 women are serving a sentence of less than one year.