John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether South Yorkshire Probation Trust in partnership with G4S will be allowed to tender for the management of HM Prison Lindholme, HM Prison Moorland and HM Prison Hatfield.
Crispin Blunt (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation); Reigate, Conservative)
We are expecting G4S to submit a bid for provision of Custodial Services and Works at HMP Lindholme, HMP Moorland and HMP Hatfield. It is open to bidders to work with other organisations in constructing their bids and in delivering their commitments if successful in this competition.