Prisoners: Females

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the offences and length of time served in prison are of each of the 20 longest serving female prisoners.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister for Equalities (Department for Education), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Of the twenty female prisoners who had served the longest amount of time in custody, as of 31 March 2015, twelve had served between 14 and 18 years and eight had served 18 years or more.

All bar two of those female offenders were imprisoned for violent offences against the person.

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