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Prisons: Digital Technology

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 98272, tabled on 5 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisons have (a) provision for and (b) operational in-cell devices provided by (i) Coracle and (ii) other providers, broken down by prison.

Answered on

14 January 2022

The total number of prison sites which have provision for, and operational in-cell devices provided by Coracle is currently 21. There will also be approximately 300 more devices being deployed across an additional 20 sites in total by the end of January 2022. The table below breaks down the figures for the number of these in-cell devices by prison.

HMP Belmarsh

17

HMP Buckley Hall

20

HMP Cardiff

5

HMP Full Sutton

15

HMP Guys Marsh

8

HMP Highpoint (North and South)

18

HMP Hollesley Bay

11

HMP Hull

12

HMP Hydebank Wood College

16

HMP Isle of Wight

20

HMP Isis

15

HMP Kirklevington Grange

10

HMP Northumberland

8

HMP Parc

5

HMP Pentonville

11

HMP Prescoed

2

HMP Stocken

3

HMP Swaleside

12

HMP Swansea

5

HMP Warren Hill

10

HMP Whitemoor

15

Total

238

The total number of prison sites which have provision for, and operational in-cell devices by other providers (MoJ D&T managed in-cell technology devices) is currently 8 with an additional 7 sites planned for deployment by the end of 2022. The table below breaks down the figures for the number of these in-cell devices by prison, currently deployed, together with the sites that have the infrastructure deployed, with device and digital services deployment planned for this year:

Site

No. of MoJ managed In-cell Tech Devices

Notes

HMP Lindholme

900

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Feltham

260

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP/YOI New Hall

323

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Wetherby

2

Deployment in progress under in-cell tech programme

HM YOI Cookham Wood

106

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Werrington

68

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Wayland

923

Full deployment in 2016

HMP Berwyn

1810

Full deployment in 2016

HMP The Mount

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Ranby

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Styal

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Erlstoke

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Stoke Heath

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Garth

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Swaleside

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

Total devices deployed as of 6/1/2022

4392