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Downview Prison

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 28288, tabled on 6 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will place a copy of the HMP Downview E Wing Policy in the Library.

Answered on

12 July 2021

Local policies (such as HMP Downview ‘E Wing Policy) must be consistent with the policy framework ‘The Care and Management of Individuals who are Transgender,’ which is available here: The care and management of individuals who are transgender - GOV.UK (

HMP Downview’s ‘E Wing Policy’ is a local prison policy and, as is usual practice for such a policy, it is not published more widely. This is because local policies like this one are subject to change at short notice at the discretion of prison governors. Like all local policies this policy remains under regular review.

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