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Prisoners' Release: Females

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL12949, tabled on 3 February 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have (1) to record, and (2) to report, on the (a) housing outcomes, and (b) homelessness figures, of female prison leavers as part of the resettlement and reoffending metrics for measuring the success of the Concordat on women in or at risk of contact with the Criminal Justice System.

Answered on

17 February 2021

Relevant data on housing outcomes and homelessness figures for female prison leavers are published annually at the below link, and can be found attached.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/904935/accommodation-201920.ods.

We will refer to these published figures when measuring and reporting on the success of the Concordat on women in or at risk of contact with the Criminal Justice System. The Concordat contains a commitment to describe progress in a “One Year On” report.