Reoffending Rates: Custom House Building

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 2017.

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Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice 12:00 am, 5th December 2017

Accommodation is the foundation of preventing reoffending. Currently around 30% of people leave prison without a stable home to go to, and that is why my right hon. Friend the Justice Secretary has made employment on release and accommodation for offenders a key priority of our prison reform programme.