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Health and Social Care Committee

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 1:30 pm on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith 1:30 pm, 1st November 2018

We all know that the suicide rate in prisons has increased markedly, but also, because of ageing prisoners and addiction problems, more people are dying. Was the Health and Social Care Committee able to assess whether the standards of healthcare mean that people go into prison and simply do not come out?