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Prisons: Locks and Keys

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 5th December 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, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2017 to Question 117497 on Prisons: Locks and Keys, if he will publish the latest available figures.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Since we provided the response to 5 December 2017 to Question 117497 on Prisons: Locks and Keys there has been one further prison relock, which took place at HMP Wandsworth March 2018 at a cost of £441,649 (excluding VAT).


The figure quoted have been drawn from live administrative databases and may subsequently be amended. Due care is taken during processing and analysis, but the detail is subject to inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale recording system.

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