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Courts: Video Conferencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 14th February 2018.

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Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many young offenders institutions and secure training centres in England and Wales have live link facilities to allow children to take part in court proceedings over video from their custodial setting.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

All under 18 Young Offender Institutions (Cookham Wood, Feltham, Wetherby, Werrington and Parc) have Prison Court Video Link facilities. These facilities are not available in the three Secure Training Centres at Medway, Oakhill and Rainsbrook.

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