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.
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.