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Prisoners: Ethnic Groups

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL14483, tabled on 23 March 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people are currently in prison serving a determinate sentence of 20 years or more, categorised by ethnicity.

Answered on

8 April 2021

The information requested is shown in the tables below.

I can also confirm that sentencing is a matter for the independent judiciary based on the facts of each case.

Prisoners serving a determinate sentence of 20 years or more, by ethnicity, as at 31 December 2020, in England and Wales.

All

1,276

Asian / Asian British

150

Black / African / Caribbean / Black British

194

Mixed / Multiple ethnic groups

36

Other ethnic group

17

White

874

Not stated

5