To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of cells in each men’s prison in England and Wales have in-cell telephony.
1 February 2022
There are a total of 97 Men’s Prisons (84 closed and 13 open) in England and Wales, which are run by Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service.
Of the 84 closed men’s prisons:
- 59 prisons have received In-Cell Telephony throughout
- 3 prisons are currently mid-way through delivery, with 50% of cells now having In-Cell Telephony across the 3 sites
- 22 prisons do not have any In-Cell Telephony currently, with 11 of these scheduled to receive it over the next six months
Of the 13 open men’s prisons:
- 1 prison has In-Cell Telephony throughout
- 12 prisons do not have any In-Cell Telephony currently