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Prisons: Employment

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 901977, tabled on 28 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to improve the provision of work in prisons; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

3 November 2015

We want prisons to be places of hard work, rigorous education and high ambition, with incentives for prisoners to learn and for prison staff to prioritise education and work. Improvements have been made to increase work but we want to go further. We are looking at the ways in which this might be achieved.

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