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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Domestic Abuse: Victim Support Schemes (20 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 introduces a range of measures to help protect victims of domestic abuse and their children, including prohibiting abusers from cross-examining their victims in the family and civil courts, giving victims enhanced access to special measures in the courtroom, and introducing powerful new Domestic Abuse Protection Notices and Orders. The Act recognises that domestic...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Criminal Proceedings: Females (20 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Female Offender Strategy recognised in its commitments for Better Custody that if we are to achieve equal outcomes for women, we should adopt a gender-informed approach and an adapted environment, that meets their gender-specific needs. Our assessment of what rehabilitates women is included in the design principles for the new women’s facilities which are set out in the Prisons...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Cameras (20 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The existing Prison Service Instruction (PSI) relating to body-worn video cameras (BWVC) does not provide for their use in court buildings. It is important that the use of BWVCs is compliant with the requirements of data protection legislation, which was a factor in prescribing the confines of their use within the PSI. A new Policy Framework is due to be released later this year which will...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Food (20 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Prison Rules require that prisoners are provided with meals that are wholesome, nutritious, well prepared, reasonably varied and sufficient in quantity. All meals take religious, cultural and medical requirements into account and are informed by Government guidance on eating a healthy diet. We are working in partnership to review menus across the public sector estate, with 2,600 recipes...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Learning Disability (19 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Screening for Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) is delivered in prisons by contractors. The number of assessments carried out increased during the pandemic with more learners being supported. As part of the MoJ’s Action Plan response to the Justice inspectorate’s review of Neurodiversity in the Criminal Justice System, the Cross Government Neurodiversity Working Group will...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Wormwood Scrubs Prison: Security (18 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: As with all proposals for new uses of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) sites we have drawn up a site mitigation assessment plan. This ensures we have given full consideration of issues related to physical security, and other vulnerabilities such as estate boundaries, personal safety of staff and residents, and use of technology. It is not possible to place a copy of the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Secure Schools: Medway (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Our priority is the safe and successful delivery of the first secure school in Medway. As of the end of April, the last period we can confirm with certainty, the total costs associated with the opening of the school were £8.4m. Our aim is for the school to open for placements in late 2023. It is important that placements are made on a case-by-case basis and we ensure a smooth and safe...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Custody (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Although it is difficult to predict demand in the forthcoming years, overall demand in the Youth Secure Estate has fallen in the past two years, largely due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the removal of restrictions and with the Government’s commitment to recruit 20,000 additional police officers by 2023, we expect to see demand steadily rise, although there is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Labour Turnover (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Leaving Rates by Grade are given in the HMPPS Workforce Bulletin – latest version is here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/her-majestys-prison -and-probation-service-workforce-quarterly-december-2021. Information on leaving rates by grades is published in Table 11. Information on leaving rates by region is published in table 10, however this is only for “main” grades (band...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Youth Services: Contracts (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The department is completing a competitive tender exercise for the education contracts in public Young Offender Institutions in England. Once confirmed we will announce the new suppliers of the provision.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Education (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Contractual clauses are in place setting a mechanism for potential adjustments to charges. This information was published as part of the tender process, the supporting documents for which can be accessed via the following link: https://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:61049-2018:HTML:EN: HTML&tabId=1&tabLang=en.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Education (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: We are delivering a Prisoner Education Service within this Parliament to raise prisoners’ levels of numeracy, literacy, skills and qualifications with the aim of helping them secure jobs or apprenticeships on their release. To do this, we must give prisons the tools they need to succeed. We will invest in digital infrastructure, more training that delivers the skills employers need, more...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Labour Turnover (16 May 2022)

Victoria Atkins: This information is not held centrally. All staffing matters for contractors working in prisons, including leaving rates, are the responsibility of those contract providers. There is no requirement in the contracts to agree such matters with the Ministry of Justice. Providers of contracted services play an important role in the prison estate and we continue to monitor them to ensure they...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Wormwood Scrubs Prison: Prison Governors (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: A Full Planning Application has been submitted. Various reports and assessments have been undertaken as part of the application, including a security assessment. Details of the Planning Application can be viewed via the following link: https://public-access.lbhf.gov.uk/online-applications/applic ationDetails.do?keyVal=R4J1WQBIGO600&activeTab=summary

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Secure Training Centres and Young Offender Institutions: Staff (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Oakhill Secure Training Centre (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Staff (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Young Offenders: Civil Proceedings (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Offences (28 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Ministry of Justice has published information on prosecutions, convictions up to December 2020, available in the following tool pivot tool: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1063892/HO-code-tool-pri ncipal-offence-2020-revised.xlsx. Within the pivot tables, filter for: (Offence code: Detailed offence) Indecent exposure...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Drugs (26 Apr 2022)

Victoria Atkins: We are committed to ensuring all those who need drug treatment in prison have access to a full range of treatment options, including abstinence-based interventions, to support a meaningful recovery from drug dependency. In 2011, responsibility for health services, including substance misuse treatment, in prisons transferred from the National Offender Management Service to NHS England. Data on...


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