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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Crimes of Violence (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The Government publishes quarterly statistics on violence in prison, and a more detailed annual breakdown, and both are available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/safety-in-custody-q uarterly-update-to-december-2018 The relevant link is ‘Assaults in prison custody 2000 to 2018’ and the information can be found in table 3.15: Assaults on staff by establishment, England and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Suicide (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Suicide prevention is the responsibility of all staff in prisons who have contact with prisoners. This includes prison staff and those employed by partner organisations, including healthcare providers. All staff with prisoner contact are trained in suicide and self-harm prevention, and we have delivered improved training to nearly 25,000 staff since April 2017. The Assessment, Care in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Contracts (30 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: All major Government contracts have standard clauses to allow for termination for poor performance. This will not differ for any future contracts we let as part of future probation arrangements.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Electronic Tagging (29 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The tables below provide information on the number of individuals on a GPS tag per month during the Ministry of Justice GPS pilot. The Pilot ran in two regional police force clusters: the Midlands (Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and West Midlands) and BeNCH (Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire). The learning from the Pilot has been incorporated into the new...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Sentences (29 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: For those offenders sentenced to an immediate custodial sentence of six months or less between 1st January 2017 and 30th September 2018, 339 offenders had 20 previous custodial sentences of six months or less, 20 offenders had 50 previous custodial sentences of six months or less and 1 offender had 100 previous custodial sentences of six months or less. There is a strong case to abolish...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Council Tax: Non-payment (29 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The number of people admitted to prison for non-payment of council tax to December 2018 can be viewed in Table A2.12 at the link below: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/796916/receptions-2018.o ds

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Training (29 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Key Worker Champion training has been in place since 2017 and as of 26th April we have trained 671 Key Worker Champions overall, 524 of those are from public sector prisons and 147 are from the contracted out estate.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: Electronic Tagging (24 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Electronic Monitoring is an effective criminal justice tool. It gives those on a tag a chance to maintain family ties and remain in work or education while providing additional safeguards. The table below provides details of the average number of individuals on electronic tagging orders from January 2013 to March 2018. This is Management Information, is not published and has not had the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Violence in Prisons (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: I am sure that the whole House will join me in expressing our deep horror at the recent attack against a prison officer in Nottingham prison. It is completely horrifying to see this happen. It must not happen again. We owe a huge debt of gratitude to our prison officers for the work they do in very difficult circumstances keeping us safe. There are three main things we can do to stop this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Living Wage (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: We believe very strongly that we need to both provide decent wages for people and grow the economy and make sure we have employment, which is why we have undertaken to provide a living wage to all our direct employees, and also to our third-party employees, but we have done so—and this is where I suspect the disagreement between me and the hon. Lady lies—at a level that has led to us...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Officer Safety (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Protecting our prison officers is vital to having safe prisons. In order to do this, we have doubled the maximum sentence for assaulting a prison officer; we are introducing body-worn cameras; we are rolling out PAVA spray; and we are ensuring, through the training and support we provide for prison officers and the work we do on drugs, that we keep our prisons safe.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: I am delighted to be able to remind the House that PAVA spray is an incapacitating spray and that it can be safer, when dealing with acts of extreme violence, to use a spray rather than pulling out a baton or rolling around with someone on the ground. We need to use these sprays in a moderate, controlled fashion, but they can reduce extreme violence in prisons and protect our prison officers,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Mobile Phones (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Our strategy to tackling the security threat posed by mobile phones is threefold:we must prevent them from getting into our prisons in the first place by expanding airport-style security, including metal detectors and X-ray scanners;we must find and stop those phones from working through using portable detection poles and the latest detection and signal-blocking technologies;we must also...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Private Sector (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Transforming Rehabilitation opened up probation to a diverse range of providers and extended support and supervision to an additional 40,000 offenders leaving prison. The NPS is performing well in supervising higher-risk offenders. But I have been clear that the performance of CRCs needs to improve. That is why we are ending contracts early, investing more money in Through the Gate...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Recruitment (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: We have met our target to recruit an additional 2,500 prison officers ahead of schedule; at the end of December 2018 we had a net increase of 4,767 FTE Band 3 to 5 prison officers since we began at the end of October 2016. It is the highest number of officers in post since 31 March 2012.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders (23 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Reoffending is costing society approximately £15bn per year. It is only through a concerted effort across Government that we will be able to reduce reoffending. That is why we set up the Reducing Reoffending Board to identify how the Government can work more collaboratively in addressing the drivers of reoffending, and to consider innovative ways of addressing these drivers. We are...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offences against Children: Convictions (15 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Convictions for offences involving extreme, violent and child pornography can be found in the Principle offence proceedings and outcomes by Home Office offence code data tool: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/738814/HO-Code-Tool-2017 .xlsx Select the following offences in the Offence code filter: Extreme pornography offences...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Crimes of Violence: Retail Trade (15 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: Everyone has the right to feel safe at work and assaults on shop workers are unacceptable. There are a range of offences someone can be convicted of if they assault a shop worker. Maximum penalties for offences are set by Parliament and include five years’ custody for assault occasioning actual bodily harm and life imprisonment for the most serious cases of causing grievous bodily harm....

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probation: Private Sector (15 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The total amount spent by the Ministry of Justice on probation services in England and Wales for the years requested is set out in a summary table below. Financial Years Probation Expenditure, nominal* 2014/15 £851,700,000 2013/14 £804,500,000 2012/13 £832,400,000 2011/12 £819,800,000 2010/11 £874,600,000 *Figures have been rounded and show actual costs The...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Electoral Register: Prosecutions (12 Apr 2019)

Rory Stewart: The Ministry of Justice holds data on the number of people prosecuted and fined for failing to provide required information to an electoral registration officer, which can be seen in the table below: 2013 2014 Prosecuted 111 5 Received a fine 45 2 Average fine £242 £600 Figures on criminal prosecutions are not available beyond 2014 because a change in legislation saw failing to...


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