Segregation of Prisoners

House of Lords written question – answered on 29th July 2014.

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Photo of Lord Knight of Weymouth Lord Knight of Weymouth Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prisoners with known mental health problems have been kept in segregated custody for longer than 24 hours in the last year.

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

Figures recording the number of prisoners with known mental health problems who have been placed in segregation for longer than 24 hours during the last year are not gathered centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost by collating the information from records held at each prison.

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