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Prisons: Education

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 7279, tabled on 4 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2017 to Question 3452, on prisons: education, what oversight is conducted into induction programmes in prisons; and how those programmes are quality assessed.

Answered on

11 September 2017

Induction arrangements are subject to usual management checks within prisons and are also reviewed as part of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service’s corporate assurance programme. In addition, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons looks at induction as part of its inspections.