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Prisoners

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL5531, tabled on 19 January 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in prison serving an extended determinate sentence have a custodial tariff of (1) six months or less, (2) six months to 12 months, (3) 12 months to four years, (4) four years to 10 years, and (5) 10 years or more.

Answered on

2 February 2022

Table 1: Prisoners serving an Extended Determinate Sentence (EDS) by custodial tariff, as at 30 September 2021, in England and Wales

30/09/2021

EDS

Less than 6 months

4

6 months to less than 12 months

*

12 months to less than 4 years

143

4 years to less than 10 years

3,184

10 years and longer

2,940

Not Recorded

*

PQ HL5531 (Ministry of Justice; Data and Analysis Directorate)

Disclosure control

Values of 1 or 2 have been suppressed (*) in the above table to protect the identity of individuals.

Table 2: Prisoners serving life sentences, extended determinate sentences, and imprisonment for public protection sentences, by age group, as at 30 September 2021, in England and Wales.

Life Sentence

Imprisonment for Public Protection

Extended Determinate Sentence

Total

6,971

1,661

6,274

15 - 17

16

0

12

18 - 20

168

0

190

21 - 24

352

0

549

25 - 29

684

49

1,056

30 - 39

1,857

606

2,127

40 - 49

1,645

444

1,173

50 - 59

1,358

372

760

60 - 69

679

141

306

70 and over

212

49

101

Source: Prison NOMIS. The figures in this table have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large-scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.