Rehabilitating Prisoners: Role of Sport

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 4th June 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire

If the Minister is not already aware of it, may I encourage him to look at the eight-week programme being run at Feltham young offenders institution by the Saracens Sport Foundation, which is obviously linked to the European club rugby champions? It has helped to reduce reoffending rates among participants by more than half by using classroom sessions and mentoring and by focusing on the values of sport and what they can bring.