Prisoners' Release: Females

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 17th February 2021.

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Photo of The Bishop of Gloucester The Bishop of Gloucester Bishop

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to record, and (2) to report, on the (a) housing outcomes, and (b) homelessness figures, of female prison leavers as part of the resettlement and reoffending metrics for measuring the success of the Concordat on women in or at risk of contact with the Criminal Justice System.

Photo of Lord Wolfson of Tredegar Lord Wolfson of Tredegar The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Relevant data on housing outcomes and homelessness figures for female prison leavers are published annually at the below link, and can be found attached.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/904935/accommodation-201920.ods.

We will refer to these published figures when measuring and reporting on the success of the Concordat on women in or at risk of contact with the Criminal Justice System. The Concordat contains a commitment to describe progress in a “One Year On” report.

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