Reoffenders

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 20th March 2019.

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Photo of Chris Evans Chris Evans Labour/Co-operative, Islwyn

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of people in prison serving a custodial sentences of less than six months had previously served a short prison sentence of less than six months.

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

It is not possible to identify from centrally held data how many and what proportion of people in prison serving a custodial sentences of less than 6 months had previously served a short prison sentence of less than 6 months without incurring disproportionate cost.

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