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Prisoners' Release

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL3690, tabled on 29 April 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prisoners were, are, or will be within two months of the end of their release date in (1) March, (2) April, (3) May, and (4) June 2020.

Answered on

13 May 2020

In the prison population serving a determinate sentence (excluding recalls) as at 31 March 2020, there were:

  • 7,346 with a release date from 31 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (inclusive)
  • 5,503 with a release date from 30 April 2020 to 30 June 2020 (inclusive)
  • 4,503 with a release date from 31 May 2020 to 31July 2020 (inclusive)
  • 4,185 with a release date from 30 June 2020 to 31 August 2020 (inclusive)