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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.

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...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (19 October 2012)

Jeremy Wright: The Government signed a prisoner transfer agreement with Saudi Arabia on 2 January 2012. Prisoner Transfer Agreements with Albania and with the United Arab Emirates have also been concluded and await signature. Furthermore, on 5 December 2011, the Government implemented the EU prisoner transfer agreement (Council Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA).

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisons (Foreign Nationals) (18 September 2012)

Jeremy Wright: Let me say again that I entirely understand my hon. Friend’s concern. He has spoken out about this a number of times. However, I have at least some good news for him. European Union nationals account for about a third of foreign national prisoners. A European Union prisoner transfer agreement came into force in December last year, and EU countries are implementing it this year. I hope...

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: 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: 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 — Justice: Criminal Proceedings (16 April 2012)

Kenneth Clarke: No specific representations on best practice have been made at EU level though there are, in practice, direct contacts and sharing of best practice at working level between officials in my Department and those in other individual member states. There are also ad hoc arrangements for best practice sharing at an EU level; for example, there was in March a meeting of experts from EU member...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (7 March 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Horwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what estimate he has made of the number of non-UK EU citizens serving a custodial sentence in the UK that his Department expects to be able to repatriate to their home member state under the EU Prisoner Transfer framework in each of the next five years; (2) how many non-UK EU citizens who were serving a custodial sentence in the UK his...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (7 February 2012) See 1 other result from this answer

Philip Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many convicted foreign nation offenders from EU member states have been returned to secure detention in their own countries since the introduction of the EU-wide prisoner transfer agreement in December 2011.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Foreign National Prisoners (31 January 2012)

Sadiq Khan: May I remind the Minister that it was the last, Labour Government who negotiated the groundbreaking EU prisoner transfer agreement, which came into force last December, to transfer foreign European prisoners back to their countries during their sentence? We have had lots of tough talk from the Minister and the Government, but what progress have the Government made on ensuring that the EU...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (14 December 2011)

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) whether EU citizens serving custodial sentences in prisons in England and Wales before the commencement of the EU Prisoner Transfer Agreement will be liable for repatriation to their country of origin; (2) which countries will be ready for the transfer of prisoners under the EU Prisoner Transfer Agreement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (8 November 2011)

Sadiq Khan: ...the good mood that the Justice Secretary is in today, which I am sure has nothing to do with the spot of bother the Home Secretary is in. May I ask him a question on a similar issue—foreign prisoners? He will be aware that in 2007, the Labour Government negotiated with the EU a prisoner transfer agreement, which comes into force next month, which will mean that no prisoner consent is...

Public Bill Committee: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill: Clause 105 - Transit of prisoners (13 October 2011)

Crispin Blunt: The purpose of the clause is to put in place powers to enable the United Kingdom to facilitate the transit of prisoners through its territory. Such prisoners will be transferring from another state to a third state where there is a treaty between those states for a prisoner to be repatriated. The prisoner will not have been prosecuted, convicted or sentenced in the UK. Transit arrangements...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Foreign National Prisoners (28 June 2011)

Nick Herbert: I understand from my hon. Friend the prisons Minister that the number is about 2,000. The EU prisoner transfer agreement will come into force in December and will alleviate the position as regards the number of foreign national prisoners in our jails. The principle should be that if someone has committed a serious crime in this country, they cannot expect to remain at the end of their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Sentencing Reform/Legal Aid (21 June 2011)

Kenneth Clarke: The right hon. Gentleman will be surprised to learn that there are 1,000 fewer foreign national prisoners now than there were when the previous Government left office. I agree with him that this is very difficult to achieve, although we are pursuing transfer of prisoner agreements, and the new transfer arrangements with the EU are coming into effect. We are also working with the UK Border...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals (10 June 2011)

Crispin Blunt: The Ministry of Justice and the Home Office are working closely together to reduce the number of foreign national prisoners (FNPs) who are in our prisons. This work includes the progression of plans outlined in the Ministry of Justice's Green Paper which will allow for conditional cautions to be available as an alternative to prosecution for some foreign national offenders with the condition...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals (16 May 2011)

Crispin Blunt: Prison population statistics are published quarterly. On 31 March 2010, the foreign national prisoner population stood at 11,367. That figure had declined to 10,745 on 31 March 2011. The Ministry of Justice and Home Office are working together to reduce the number of foreign nationals who are in our prisons. This includes progression of plans described in the Ministry of Justice Green Paper...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisoners (Repatriation) (29 March 2011)

Nick Herbert: As I said, more than 5,000 prisoners have been removed. Of course, the situation will change in December when the EU prisoner transfer agreement comes into force. As a consequence of that, we will be able to remove many more prisoners to serve their sentence in other countries.

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