Reoffenders

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 20th September 2017.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders received one fixed-term recall in the last year for which information is available; and what the (a) violence against the person and (b) other offence category was relating to each of those recalls.

Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders received more than one fixed-term recall in the last year for which information is available; and what the (a) violence against the person and (b) other offence category was relating to each of those recalls.

Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of recalls to prison were fixed-term in each of the last two years for which information is available.

Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many previous convictions each offender had who received more than one fixed-term recall in the latest year for which information is available.

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

Number of offenders who received one fixed-term recall during 2016, by offence type; England & Wales

2016

Total

6,073

Offence type:

Violence Against the Person

585

Other

5,488

Number of offenders who received more than one fixed-term recall during 2016, by offence type; England & Wales

2016

Total

790

Offence type:

Violence Against the Person

40

Other

750

Fixed-term recalls as a proportion of all recalls, 2015 and 2016; England & Wales

2015

2016

Total recalls

21,467

21,559

Of which:

Fixed-term

8,294

6,988

As a percentage of total

39%

32%

The figures in these tables have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.

Whilst information on previous convictions of offenders who receive a fixed term recall is held, to produce the number of convictions for those who had received more than one fixed term recall could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.