Prisons: Ethnic Groups

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many BAME prisoners were held at (a) HMP Parc and (b) HMP Cardiff prison under (i) remand and (ii) sentence following decisions by courts outside of Wales in each year since 2015; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The below table indicates non white (includes prisoners with ‘not stated’ and ‘not recorded’ ethnicities) prisoners in HMPs Cardiff and Parc with an associated court outside of Wales (includes prisoners with ‘Court not recorded’).

30/06/2015

30/06/2016

30/06/2017

30/06/2018

30/06/2019

Total

75

60

105

71

87

Of which:

Remand

11

7

15

5

7

Sentenced

62

46

85

60

74

Non-Criminal

2

7

5

6

6

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