The numbers of foreign nationals in British prisons have increased by 75% over the past five years, Home Secretary Charles Clarke has told MPs.

More than 9,000 of the 77,774 inmates in prisons across England and Wales were foreign nationals, he said, adding that he found the numbers "surprising".

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