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Reading Prison: Sales

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 9993, tabled on 26 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which developer his Department is in discussion with about plans to sell Reading Gaol; and if he will meet (a) Reading Borough Council and (b) the hon. Member for Reading East to discuss the status of those discussions.

Answered on

6 June 2022

The MoJ is considering potential uses for the former HMP Reading. We are in the process of setting up a meeting with the hon members for Reading and others to discuss this.

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