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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Compensation (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: We have worked closely with the Parole Board to help them progress cases more quickly, and to eliminate the backlog of delayed cases by the end of this year. This should lead to a decrease in the number of compensation claims in future years. We have provided additional funding for 100 new Parole Board members – a near 60% increase - and established a dedicated MoJ unit to help...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Self-harm (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: Details of self-harm incidents and assaults occurring in prisons, including a breakdown of incident numbers by establishment, are released by MoJ annually in the Safety in Custody National Statistics bulletin. Data for March 2017 onwards will be published in the next release, in April 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Labour Turnover (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The staff turnover, known as leaving rate, for all staff in prisons in England and Wales since March 2017 to September 2017 is provided in the attached table. 117545 Table (Excel SpreadSheet, 15.26 KB)

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Fire and Rescue Services (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Ministers of Religion (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: PSI 05/2016 Faith and Pastoral Care of Prisoners is not in the first tranche of PSIs to be deregulated. When it is replaced by a Policy Framework I am confident that Governors will have the guidance they need to ensure the delivery of chaplaincy services that meet the pastoral and faith needs of prisoners. Discussions are already under way to see how the present Assurance and Compliance...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Ministers of Religion (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The Chaplaincy manually records prisoner attendance at Chaplaincy services. Prisoner attendance at Chaplaincy is normally counted as purposeful activity in the same way as any other intervention that involves time out of cells.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Self-harm (13 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: Details of self-harm incidents occurring in prisons, including a breakdown of incident numbers by establishment, are released by MoJ annually in the Safety in Custody National Statistics bulletin. Data for 2017 will be published in the next release, in April 2018. Average figures for previous years can be derived from table 2.13 at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Crimes of Violence (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The information requested is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Drugs (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) takes seriously the ongoing challenges that substance misuse, including psychoactive substances (PS) pose to our establishments and we continue to implement a range of measures to address both the availability and use of such harmful substances. This is based on a multi-agency approach working closely with health...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Drug Seizures (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) takes seriously the ongoing challenges that substance misuse, including psychoactive substances (PS) pose to our establishments and we continue to implement a range of measures to address both the availability and use of such harmful substances. This is based on a multi-agency approach working closely with health...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Wormwood Scrubs Prison: Ambulance Services (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: We are unable to provide the data due to disproportionate costs involved with accessing the data.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: National Probation Service: Labour Turnover (12 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The number of National Probation Service Staff who left due to redundancies and resignations in the last three years can be found in table 11a of the latest HMPPS workforce statistics at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/659521/hr-publication-tables-sept-2017.xlsx We do not hold information on specific health reasons for leaving.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Drugs (11 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: The Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) takes seriously the ongoing challenges that substance misuse poses to our establishments and we continue to implement a range of measures to address both the availability and use of such harmful substances. This is based on a multi-agency approach working closely with health partners and law enforcement agencies. ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Locks and Keys (11 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: Security is our top priority. If anyone attempts to undermine our security we will do whatever is necessary to ensure prisoners are secure. Since 2010 there have been 9 relocks at a total cost of £529,973. Time Frame Total Cost (excluding VAT) 2010 - 2011 £337,553 2011 - 2012 Cost Met by private contractor operating the prison 2012 - 2013 0 2013 - 2014 £28,812 ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Retirement (11 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: There are no plans to introduce a mandatory retirement age for prison officers. For Government to consider introducing a mandatory pension age would require a change to legislation and as the Civil Service Pension covers a number of government departments and agencies, any legislative change to the scheme would affect all members of the Civil Service Pension and not just prison officers. ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Retirement (11 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: To consider introducing a lower normal pension age for prison officers, would require a change to legislation and as the Civil Service Pension covers a number of government departments and agencies, any legislative change to the scheme would affect all members of the Civil Service Pension and not just prison officers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Sentences (11 Dec 2017)

Sam Gyimah: In my evidence to the Justice Select Committee, on 18 October, I outlined the work that Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) was undertaking to provide as many opportunities for IPP prisoners to progress to safe release as soon as possible. This includes giving IPP prisoners the support, opportunities and motivation they need to progress more quickly. We are also working...


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