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Prisons: Mother and Baby Units

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 131527, tabled on 7 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many women in custody of each ethnic group were given a place in a mother and baby unit in 2017.

Answered on

12 March 2018

The total number of women given a place in a Mother and Baby Unit in 2016-17 was 67. 48 were of white ethnicity, 7 were from mixed ethnic groups, 5 were of Asian or Asian British (including Chinese) ethnicity, and 5 were Black or Black British.

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