Reoffenders

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 21st October 2020.

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Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the reoffending rate is of people released from prison for (a) each region in England and (b) Wales.

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

Proven reoffending rates broken down by prison establishment are at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/872396/prison-youth-accomm-probation-data-tool-jan18-mar18.xlsx. However, due to data quality issues adult prisons data is only available until September 2015. Work is ongoing to improve the quality of this information, with the aim that we can resume production of this in future.

Latest available figures on overall proven reoffending rates for offenders who were released from custody, received a non-custodial conviction at court, or received a caution broken down by region are at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/861986/Geographical_data_tool_apr06_mar18.xlsx

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