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Sexual Offences: Rehabilitation

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 29878, tabled on 8 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of prisoners have accessed Sex Offender Treatment Programmes since 2015.

Answered on

15 July 2021

Participation figures are drawn directly from the published data available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmpps-annual-digest-april-2019-to-march-2020. Percentages have been added alongside this data to represent the proportion of prisoners who started a programme for those convicted of a Sexual Offence vs. the total number of programme starts in a given year.

Total Programme Participants in 12 months ending March

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Sexual Offending

1056

1113

1141

1022

1154

1133

Proportion SO Participants vs. Total Participants per year

12.11%

14.01%

14.84%

16.62%

19.80%

19.79%