Verne Prison

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th June 2014.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their intention for on-site legal surgeries be held in HMP The Verne.

Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Earlier this year the Legal Aid Agency conducted an expression of interest exercise among existing contract holders providing immigration surgeries at other Immigration Removal Centres, with four providers confirmed as interested in operating surgeries in HMP The Verne. Communications will be issued shortly regarding when these services are likely to commence.

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