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Camp Hill Prison

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 5680, tabled on 20 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress he has made on decisions on the future of the Camp Hill prison site.

Answered on

25 May 2022

There are no plans to reopen the Camp Hill prison site.

The prison estate is kept under careful review to ensure there is sufficient capacity. Decisions on the future size of the prison estate will reflect the current and projected prison population, including an assessment of the necessary margin to manage population fluctuations.

We are investing £3.8bn to deliver 20,000 additional, modern prison places, including up to 2,000 temporary prison places across England and Wales by the mid-2020s.

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