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Prisoners: Rehabilitation

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 3463, tabled on 6 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which organisations have been given clearance to run educational activities on hate crime, racism or discrimination as part of prisoner rehabilitation work.

Answered on

14 July 2017

There are currently no external organisations delivering specific educational activities on Hate Crime, racism or discrimination as part of prisoner rehabilitation work.

All new prisoners go through a local induction programme that promotes tolerance for protected characteristics. It also advises on the process for reporting incidents in prison that might be considered hate crimes through the prisoner complaint system or to prison staff.