Electronic Tagging

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the savings to the public purse of out-sourcing electronic tagging for ex-offenders.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Electronic Monitoring is an important tool to improve supervision in the community and support offenders to change their lives. The Electronic Monitoring service has always been delivered using a contracted infrastructure. Estimating the cost of a public sector delivery model could only be provided at a disproportionate cost.

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