The available information on numbers released by establishments is published monthly in Table 2 of the statistical bulletin End of Custody Licence releases and recalls' available from the Library of the House and the Ministry of Justice website at the following address:
The following table gives the available information on numbers of prisoners who were released under the end of custody licence (ECL) scheme from the date the scheme came into effect on
|Total releases( 1)|
|Yorkshire and Humberside public prison establishments||2,782|
|Contracted out prison establishments||966|
|(1) 29 June 2007 to 31 May 2008|
These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.