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Reoffenders

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 906654, tabled on 10 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to reduce reoffending.

Answered on

16 December 2014

Despite investment, reoffending rates remain stubbornly high. We are fundamentally reforming rehabilitation services by opening up the market to new providers and incentivising them to focus relentlessly on reducing reoffending. For the first time in recent history virtually every offender released from custody will receive statutory supervision and rehabilitation in the community. We remain on track to deliver these key reforms by 2015.

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