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Offenders: Rehabilitation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 4th November 2019.

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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, with reference to his Department's strategy entitled, Transforming Rehabilitation, what key success indicators his Department plans to include in its programmes to reduce reoffending.

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

Performance indicators will give providers the incentives to ensure quality delivery which secures rehabilitative outcomes whilst delivering the sentence of the court and protecting the public.

There will be performance indicators to assess whether accredited programmes and other interventions have been delivered to service users referred to them by offender managers. There will also be quality indicators on whether accredited programmes and other interventions are of sufficient quality to enable individuals to complete the intervention and address problems related to their offending.

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