Offenders: Females

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to publish their strategy for female offenders in England and Wales.

Photo of Lord Keen of Elie Lord Keen of Elie The Advocate-General for Scotland, Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)

We are committed to doing all we can to address the issues around female offending so we can better protect the public and deliver more effective rehabilitation.

Considering how we can best address the needs of female offenders, to improve outcomes for them, their families and their communities, is a complex issue that we want to get right.

We are developing a strategy for female offenders to improve outcomes for women in the community and custody. This will be published in due course.

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