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Prisoners: Rape

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL3293, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many incidents of female prison staff being raped by male prisoners self-identifying as females occurred during the period January 2018 to May 2019.

Answered on

5 May 2020

There is no record of any type of sexual assault on female prison staff by transgender individuals in custody. Strict safeguards are in place to care for and manage transgender individuals in custody while protecting our staff and other service users.