Prisons: Profits

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 21st January 2022.

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Photo of Ellie Reeves Ellie Reeves Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if his Department will publish information on the profits made by private prisons for the years 2010 - 2021.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, Minister for Afghan resettlement

The Ministry of Justice does not hold any data on contractor profit within the privately managed prison estate. Contractors for the privately managed prisons are paid a unitary rate per prisoner place per day which is set out for the full contract term and is commercially confidential.

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