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Prison Education and Employment Strategy — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:14 pm on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health) 4:14 pm, 17th October 2018

In the Minister’s response to the intervention of Rachel Maclean, he referred to the educational quality of the providers he is looking at. Everything he said is right, but some prisoners need daily living skills, budgeting skills and how-to-live skills. How do we incorporate those sorts of skills into the very basics of their lives?