Prison Accommodation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st July 2022.

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Photo of Matt Vickers Matt Vickers Conservative, Stockton South

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress his Department has made in creating new prison places.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

We have already delivered over 3,100 additional prison places through a combination of refurbishments, installing temporary accommodation, repurposing the Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre back into a prison and the opening of HMP Five Wells earlier this year.

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