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Reoffenders

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 231441, tabled on 12 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of people in prison serving a custodial sentences of less than six months had previously served a short prison sentence of less than six months.

Answered on

20 March 2019

It is not possible to identify from centrally held data how many and what proportion of people in prison serving a custodial sentences of less than 6 months had previously served a short prison sentence of less than 6 months without incurring disproportionate cost.