Prisoners: Imprisonment for Public Protection - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:18 pm on 1 March 2023.

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Photo of Lord Bellamy Lord Bellamy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice 3:18, 1 March 2023

They are currently, in broad terms, about the same. We have 1,400 who have never been released; we have 1,500, roughly speaking, on licence; we are releasing, including rereleases, about 600 a year; and recalls are running at slightly less than that.