Prisons: Voluntary Work

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 22nd December 2015.

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Photo of Lord Falconer of Thoroton Lord Falconer of Thoroton Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many volunteers there are currently carrying out work in each prison in England and Wales.

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

This information is not held centrally. The Ministry of Justice facilitates a wide and varied range of opportunities for volunteers to work with offenders, within prisons and in the community, and also directly recruits volunteers to sit on its Independent Monitoring Boards.

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