Prisons: Crimes of Violence

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 16th January 2015.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoner claims relating to assaults by fellow prisoners were settled in each year since 2010; what the total value of those claims was; and what the largest single amount paid to a prisoner under such a claim was in each such year.

Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff claims relating to assaults by prisoners were settled in each year since 2010; what the total value of those claims was in each such year; and what the largest single amount paid to a staff member under such a claim was in each such year.

Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoner claims relating to assaults by staff were in each year since 2010; what the total value of those claims was in each such year; and what the largest single amount paid to a prisoner under such a claim was in each such year.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

It has not been possible to answer these questions within the timeframe. I will write to the Hon. member in due course and a copy of the response will be placed in the Library.

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