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Prisoners: Higher Education

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL298, tabled on 17 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prisoners are currently enrolled in higher education.

Answered on

1 June 2021

We do not hold information centrally on the number of prisoners currently enrolled in higher education. However, the Open University reports that around 1295 prisoners were registered for Open University courses in England in 2020/21.