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Offenders: Employment

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL3814, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar on 5 November (HL3354), what are the comparable figures of former prisoners employed by all government departments other than the Ministry of Justice.

Answered on

15 November 2021

We do not centrally hold data on the total number of former prison leavers employed in each government department. Recruitment is carried out by individual departments that undertake pre-employment security checks appropriate to the level of the role.

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Cabinet Office