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Young Offenders: Females

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL3998, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many women in prison aged 18 to 20 share a cell with a woman aged over 20 years old.

Answered on

29 November 2021

As of 12th November, there were 65 prisoners in the HM Prison and Probation Service Women’s estate who were aged between 18 and 20. Of these, fewer than five were sharing a cell with another prisoner who was aged 21 or over.