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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Females (31 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: We are consulting with the market, so our current project cost estimate is commercially sensitive until that process has concluded. Given the likely timeframes for planning and construction, we expect the first women to be in the new facilities in early 2025.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Females (31 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: We launched the Female Offender Strategy in 2018 with the aim of steering women away from crime and since then, the number of women entering the criminal justice system has fallen by 30%. We're investing millions of pounds over the next 3 years into community services like women centres, drug rehabilitation and accommodation support so fewer women end up in prison. The new facilities for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Females (31 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: We remain committed to the vision in the Female Offender Strategy, which set out the long-term framework to achieve better outcomes for female offenders that will take some years to deliver. Since publication in June 2018, the number of women entering the criminal justice system has fallen by 30%. We're investing millions of pounds over the next 3 years into community services like...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Rape: Prosecutions (28 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Protecting women and girls from violence and supporting victims and survivors of sexual violence is a key priority for this Government. The pathfinder programme, ‘Operation Soteria’, was launched in June 2021 to drive systematic and sustainable transformation in how the police and CPS handle investigations into rape and sexual offences. The Victims’ Bill will put victims at the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Chevening Scholarships Programme (28 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: In recognition of the urgency of the evacuation and the need to act quickly, the majority of those who entered the UK during the evacuation phase were granted limited leave to enter, usually for 6 months, with access to public funds and employment. This status is not a bar to them being permanently housed or to starting their life in the UK, including taking employment. Our aim is to conclude...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Housing (28 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Operation Warm Welcome is a significant cross-government effort, working with local authorities, NGOs, housing organisations and the commercial sector to explore all options available to meet the need for housing. We are working closely with Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities and other stakeholders to identify a range of alternative accommodation options to minimise hotel use...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) will prioritise those who have assisted UK efforts in Afghanistan and stood up for UK values such as democracy, women’s rights, freedom of speech and rule of law; and vulnerable people such as women and girls at risk, and members of minority groups (including ethnic / religious minorities and LGBT+). Those eligible for the scheme include...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: This information is not held centrally by the Home Office.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Between 15 and 29 August, the Department evacuated over 15,000 people from Afghanistan. The Home Office is supporting those currently in the UK with 6 months leave to apply for and be granted ILR. Our aim is to conclude this process before individuals’ leave to remain expires. The data on those who are waiting for their ILR to be granted is not currently available but once published we will...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Judges: Training (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: To preserve the independence of the judiciary, the Lord Chief Justice (LCJ), the Senior President of the Tribunals, and the Chief Coroner have statutory responsibility for judicial training, under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, and Coroners and Justice Act 2009 respectively. These responsibilities are exercised through the Judicial College. The judiciary...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Criminal Proceedings: Females (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Government remains fully committed to delivering the Female Offender Strategy and its three overarching priorities of i) fewer women coming into the criminal justice system; ii) fewer women in custody (especially on short-term sentences) and a greater proportion of women managed in the community successfully; and iii) better conditions for those in custody. The Government will be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Self-harm (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Department publishes statistics on deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales in the quarterly Safety in Custody statistics. A spreadsheet containing statistics on all instances of self-harm broken down by category is available, in addition to quarterly bulletins outlining trends at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/safety-in-custody- statistics. Last...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Operation Warm Welcome is a significant cross-government effort, working with local authorities, NGOs, housing organisations and the commercial sector to explore all options available to meet the need for housing. We are working closely with Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities and other stakeholders to identify a range of alternative accommodation options to minimise hotel use...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Operation Warm Welcome is a significant cross-government effort, working with local authorities, NGOs, housing organisations and the commercial sector to explore all options available to meet the need for housing. We are working closely with Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities and other stakeholders to identify a range of alternative accommodation options to minimise hotel use...

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) will prioritise those who have assisted UK efforts in Afghanistan and stood up for UK values such as democracy, women’s rights, freedom of speech and rule of law; and vulnerable people such as women and girls at risk, and members of minority groups (including ethnic / religious minorities and LGBT+). Those eligible for the scheme include...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Between 15 and 29 August, the Department evacuated over 15,000 people from Afghanistan. The Home Office is supporting those currently in the UK with 6 months leave to apply for and be granted ILR. Our aim is to conclude this process before individuals’ leave to remain expires. The data on those who have received their Biometrics Residency Permits is not currently available but once...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Afghanistan (27 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: There are no facilities in country in Afghanistan currently therefore individuals would need to travel to nearby countries, such as Pakistan or India, to apply. The UK is working with international partners, including non-governmental organisations and other countries to secure safe routes out of Afghanistan as soon as they become available, starting with those in most need. The Government is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Wayland Prison: Solar Power (26 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: The solar panels at HMP Wayland were supplied by EQUANS (formally ENGIE).

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Pay (26 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: Pay and progression for prison officers is determined annually through the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB) process. HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) is currently considering proposals for inclusion in the Government’s evidence submission to the PSPRB for the 2022/23 pay round. The adequacy of prison officer salary and progression and its impact on recruitment and retention is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Public Sector (26 Jan 2022)

Victoria Atkins: In addition to HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough, which is due to open shortly and is privately operated, there are five new build prisons to follow. The new prison at Glen Parva in Leicestershire will be privately operated, with an operator expected to be announced early this year. The following four prisons, consisting of a new prison next to the existing HMP Full Sutton and three others,...


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