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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:03 pm on 19th December 2016.

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Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Conservative, South West Wiltshire 5:03 pm, 19th December 2016

Some reports suggest that up to 75% of the inmate population have one or more mental health problem. Does the Secretary of State agree that we are unlikely to be able to reform our prisons fundamentally until we get to grips with mental health in the criminal justice system?