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Prison Accommodation

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 23812, tabled on 23 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress his Department has made in creating new prison places.

Answered on

1 July 2022

We have already delivered over 3,100 additional prison places through a combination of refurbishments, installing temporary accommodation, repurposing the Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre back into a prison and the opening of HMP Five Wells earlier this year.