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Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 81907, tabled on 25 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Prison population projections: 2021 to 2026, published on 25 November 2021, for what reason there is a fall in the projected Fine Defaulter prison population from July 2022.

Answered on

3 December 2021

The fine defaulter population is assumed to remain at the average population observed in

October 2020 to March 2021 inclusive. This small population is rounded to zero for presentation in the tables.