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Reoffenders

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 906956, tabled on 26 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps she is taking to reduce re-offending rates.

Answered on

1 November 2016

A third of all crime is committed by people who have been in prison. If we want to reduce crime, we need to make sure that time spent in custody is used to reform offenders so that they contribute positively to society on release. I will be saying more about this in the White Paper.

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