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Wellingborough Prison

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 200827, tabled on 16 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what decisions he has made about the future of HMP Wellingborough.

Answered on

26 June 2014

As this Government has made previously clear, we will not take any steps to dispose of the mothballed HM Prison Wellingborough because it is sensible measure to retain reserve capacity. I have no immediate plans to change that status.

My office will be in touch to arrange a meeting to further discuss this matter further.

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