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Prisons (Hostel Scheme)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd January 1964.

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Photo of Mr Henry Brooke Mr Henry Brooke , Hampstead 12:00 am, 23rd January 1964

The hostel scheme is in operation at 16 prisons, 2 of which are for women. Three new hostels were opened in 1963. The results of the scheme continue to be encouraging. Research into its effects with different types of prisoners is proceeding.