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Prisons and Courts Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:37 pm on 20th March 2017.

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Photo of Edward Garnier Edward Garnier Conservative, Harborough 6:37 pm, 20th March 2017

Could not those two examples be replicated, but to an even worse degree, in the case of young offenders? Obviously there are fewer young offender institutions than prisons. Youngsters are bussed around in the back of sweatboxes for hours—for hours and hours after court hours—and often do not reach their destination until nearly midnight. That is not a good way to rehabilitate anyone.