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Prison Leavers: Accommodation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

I absolutely agree with the hon. Lady that finding accommodation for prisoners at the end of their sentence is vital. That is why we have already started pilots to help offenders released from three prisons—Bristol, Pentonville and Leeds—to secure and maintain accommodation, with £6.4 million from the Government’s rough sleeping strategy.