Prison Accommodation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 22 September 2023.

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Photo of Tan Dhesi Tan Dhesi Shadow Exchequer Secretary (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many spaces were available on the prison estate for new prisoners as of 8 September 2023.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Headline prison population and useable operational capacity figures are published weekly. These data are available for 8 September 2023 from: Prison population statistics - GOV.UK (

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