These figures will be revised in this year's (2010) publication.
More details on the projections may be found in the latest published bulletin, "Prison Population Projections 2009-2015" Ministry of Justice Statistics Bulletin, 28 August 2009. This is available at the following webpage:
An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Belfast, South (Dr. McDonnell) on 9 March 2010. The full answer given was as follows:
Since October 2008, the cost of installing the Oracle Human Resources Information System in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has been £544,563.26.
The correct answer should have been:
Since October 2008, the cost of installing the Oracle Human Resources Information System in the Department for Culture Media and Sport has been £558,650.45.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department has spent on external consultants in respect of the Human Resources Information System (Oracle) to date.