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Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (4 December 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Patrick Mercer: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what progress has been made on the prisoner transfer agreement between the UK and Iraq in relation to Danny Fitzsimons.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (3 December 2012)

Gareth Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of how many other EU member states are ready to implement the EU Prisoner Transfer Agreement; and by what date each member state not ready to do so expects to complete its preparations to implement the agreement.

Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill: Clause 1 — Power to destroy or otherwise dispose of property (30 November 2012)

Helen Grant: ...private Member’s Bill ballot in the summer and on introducing this worthwhile measure. In promoting the Bill, he has given the House the opportunity to debate the security and good order of our prisons, which is important. The Bill was fully debated on Second Reading, and Members made some helpful contributions. It also passed successfully through Committee. Clearly, there is...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (30 November 2012)

Jeremy Wright: Since 5 December 2011, two British citizens have been transferred to prisons in England and Wales under the EU prisoner transfer agreement which entered into force on that date. A further 38 British citizens have been transferred from prisons in other EU member states to prisons here under other prisoner transfer arrangements. The transfer of prisoners to Scotland and to Northern Ireland is...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (30 November 2012)

Jeremy Wright: The Government do not hold information on the number of prisoners transferred between other member states of the European Union. To date no prisoners have been transferred from England and Wales to other EU member states under the EU prisoner transfer agreement which entered into force on 5 December 2011. A small number of requests for transfer to other member states have been made and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Foreign National Prisoners (13 November 2012) See 1 other result from this debate

Chris Grayling: I will not take any lectures from a party that was responsible for the levels of immigration to this country that we have seen over the past decade. There are now fewer foreign nationals in our prisons than was the case under Labour. I intend to continue the drive both to deport people when they have finished their sentences, and to deport them through prisoner transfer agreements as soon as...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (12 November 2012)

Jeremy Wright: As part of our strategy to reduce the foreign national offender population, we are discussing compulsory prisoner transfer agreements (PTAs) with a number of countries including Nigeria, Jamaica and Vietnam. We generally do not disclose the details of those discussions, in the interests of our diplomatic relations. In Nigeria, legislation for compulsory prisoner transfer is expected to pass...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (19 October 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice with which countries the UK has signed prisoner transfer agreements since May 2010.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisons (Foreign Nationals) (18 September 2012) See 3 other results from this debate

Jeremy Wright: The UK Border Agency removed 4,649 foreign national offenders from this country in 2011, but there is, of course, much more to do, so we are seeking to negotiate more compulsory prisoner transfer agreements and to improve administrative processes so that foreign national offenders are removed at the earliest opportunity. We also hope to reduce the flow into the criminal justice system through...

Written Answers — Justice: Peterborough Prison (18 September 2012)

Jeremy Wright: MoJ is working hard to reduce the foreign national offender (FNO) population in the UK. We are working towards compulsory prisoner transfer agreements with a number of countries and are improving administrative processes and communication with FNOs who are eligible for voluntary return to increase removals this way. We are also developing a more strategic approach to how Government funding is...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals (17 September 2012)

Jeremy Wright: The top three countries with the highest number of foreign national offenders (FNOs) in prison in England and Wales are currently Jamaica, Poland and Ireland. We have prisoner transfer agreements (PTAs) with Poland and Ireland. The UK's agreement with Ireland is for voluntary transfer only and very few Irish nationals seek to transfer. Poland has a five-year derogation from the EU compulsory...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: British Nationals Abroad: Prisoners (10 September 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Gareth Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British nationals are serving custodial sentences in prisons in other EU member states; and how many British prisoners have been involuntarily repatriated to the UK since the EU Prisoner Transfer Framework came into force.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (10 September 2012)

Jeremy Wright: Reducing the foreign national offender (FNO) population in the UK is a key priority for this Government. The UK has Prisoner Transfer Agreements (PTAs) with over 100 countries and territories, most of which are voluntary and require the prisoner's consent to transfer. Removing prisoner consent from these arrangements would require the consent of the other Government concerned and the...

Written Answers — Justice: Offenders: Deportation (10 July 2012)

Crispin Blunt: Ministerial colleagues and I are in regular contact with overseas counterparts to explain the benefits of prisoner transfer agreements and encourage EU member states to implement the EU Framework Decision on the Transfer of Prisoners; this provides for compulsory prisoner transfers. We are also examining our offender management processes in the UK to identify how more foreign national...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoner Escapes (5 July 2012)

Crispin Blunt: The number of escapes has been falling since 1995 when central recording of escapes began. Table 1 shows the number of escapes(1), by month over the last five financial years from (a) prison establishment, (b) prison escort(2), and (c) contractor escort(3) (which includes escapes from court(4)). Over this period there was just one escape of a prisoner during transfer between prisons. This...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (3 July 2012)

Crispin Blunt: ...Service (NOMS) and the UK Border Agency are working together more closely to make sure foreign national offenders are removed at the earliest point in time. We are also working towards compulsory prisoner transfer agreements with a number of countries and we are improving NOMS' communication with foreign national offenders who are eligible for voluntary return to increase removals this way.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (25 June 2012)

Crispin Blunt: Costs associated with the transfer of a prisoner i.e. flights, and escort costs, are met by the receiving state unless otherwise agreed. Since 2007, NOMS has met the cost of transferring eight foreign national prisoners to their country of origin at an average cost of 3,804.48. Costs associated with the transfer of all other foreign national prisoners during this period were met by the...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (18 June 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) with which foreign national governments Ministers in his Department have had discussions on the extension and negotiation of prisoner transfer agreements; (2) with which EU member states he has discussed the implementation of the EU framework decision on the transfer of prisoners.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Prisoners: Transfers (23 May 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Avebury: To ask her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in including provision for reduced sentences for prisoners transferred to the United Kingdom in a renegotiated prisoner transfer agreement with Thailand; and whether they will ensure that the new agreement will apply to prisoners already transferred.

Written Answers — Attorney-General: Prisoners: Repatriation (22 May 2012)

Edward Garnier: The Crown Prosecution Service has no power to request that a prisoner should serve their sentence in a foreign jurisdiction. Decisions on prisoner transfer agreements are a matter for the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke).

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