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star this property date less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many full-time equivalent staff of each grade were employed at HM Prison Northumberland on 1 April (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested could not be obtained within the timescale. I will write to the Member in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment Tribunals Service: Fees and Charges more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when he plans to conduct a review of the effects of the introduction of employment tribunal fees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>Following a public consultation, fees were introduced in Employment Tribunals to reduce the burden on the taxpayer of paying for Employment Tribunals and to encourage parties to seek alternative ways of resolving their disputes. <br><br>The Government has ensured that fee waivers are available for those who cannot afford to pay, as well as diverting people away from potentially acrimonious hearings, where possible, through a new early conciliation scheme which has already been used by over 60,000 people in its first six months.<br><br>The Government is currently considering the options for a review of Employment Tribunal fees. A further announcement will be made in due course.<br><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T16:45:57.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T16:45:57.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
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star this property date less than 2013-11-06more like thismore than 2013-11-06
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many overseas trips, and at what total cost, his Department made in each year since 2010; and what the costs of (a) flights, (b) internal travel, (c) hotel accommodation and (d) subsistence were of each trip. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice has reduced the overall cost of air travel by almost half since 2009, and our total spend on all travel has fallen by more than 40 per cent in the same period – a saving of more than £9m.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, this year, the Justice Secretary toughened up the rules to ban first and business class travel for Ministers and officials in the department other than in exceptional circumstances where this is required to meet business need.</p><p> </p><p>Overseas travel makes up a small proportion of the Department's overall travel requirement. Flights and travel by Eurostar are booked through our contracted supplier, and whilst the MoJ records data on transactions, it does not hold details of the cost or destination of individual trips centrally. The cost of breaking down all travel in the ways requested would be disproportionate, as managers across the Department would have to create a breakdown of every trip taken, itemised by the different kinds of expenditure.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-30T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
26106
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star this property date less than 2013-11-22more like thismore than 2013-11-22
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which contracts his Department holds with (a) Capita, (b) A4E, (c) G4S, (d) Serco, (e) GeoAMEY, (f) Sodexo and (g) Mitie; when each contract started; how much each contract is expect to cost over its lifetime; when each contract is due to end; whether there are any options in the contract for extension; whether any financial penalties have been incurred by each contractor to date; and whether each such contract has a break clause. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 177489 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>I undertook to write to you when the information had been received.</p><p> </p><p>The table contained within Annex A details the live contracts that the Department holds with Capita, G4S, Serco, GeoAmey, Sodexo and MITIE. The table provides you with details on the start and end dates of these contracts, the estimated value of the contract as advertised when the procurement process was initiated, extension options and whether there is a break clause. Where information pertaining to any of these questions is already in the public domain, you will find for ease of reference links to the Hansard extracts.</p><p> </p><p>There are no contracts between the Department and A4E.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The table within Annex A provides details on financial penalties where this information is already available in the public domain. To obtain this information for all the contracts listed would incur disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p><p>The details for the legacy Electronic Monitoring contracts between the Department and G4S and Serco have not been provided to you due to the ongoing criminal investigation into issues relating to these contracts.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name 177489.XLS more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2013-12-04more like thismore than 2013-12-04
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many hours per week was spent in (a) education or training, (b) work and (c) cells by prisoners in (i) each prison in England and Wales and (ii) each category of prison in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 178604 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested in parts (a) and (b) of the question is set out in Tables 1 and 2 below for 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12, which are the last three years for which this information was collected.</p><p> </p><p>The information requested in part (c) was provided in my earlier answer to the right honourable Member for Tooting on 6 June 2013: (<a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm130606/text/130606w0003.htm#13060674001141" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmhansrd/cm130606/text/130606w0003.htm#13060674001141</a>).</p><p> </p><p>Figures 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.</p><p> </p><p>Purposeful activity was formerly a performance indicator for prisons, but was discontinued at the start of 2012-13. The indicator was not used in the day-to-day management of prisons and NOMS had concerns over the burden on the frontline of collecting the information. Indicators introduced into prison SLAs in respect of rehabilitation, resettlement and work in prisons provide a better demonstration of the efforts to equip prisoners to be less likely to offend on release.</p><p> </p><p>Work in prisons is a key priority to ensure prisoners are engaged purposefully whilst they are in custody. It also gives them the opportunity to learn skills and a work ethic which can increase their chances of finding employment on release, a key element to reducing reoffending.</p><p> </p><p>The number of prisoners working in industrial activity in public sector prisons increased from around 8,600 in 2010-11 to around 9,700 in 2012-13. This delivered an increase in the total hours worked in industrial activities from 10.6 million hours to 13.1 million hours. The average hours per week spent in education has increased since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>In addition there are substantial numbers of prisoners who work to keep prisons running on tasks such as cooking, serving meals, maintenance and cleaning.</p><p> </p><p>Our reforms to the Incentives and Earned Privileges national policy framework came into effect in adult prisons on 1 November 2013. Prisoners will be expected to engage in purposeful activity, as well as demonstrate a commitment towards their rehabilitation, reduce their risk of reoffending, behave well and help others if they are to earn privileges.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Figures are published in the NOMS Annual Report Management Information Addendum: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225225/mi-addendum.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225225/mi-addendum.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name 178604 - Chapman - TABLE for Minister.XLS more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-01-16more like thismore than 2014-01-16
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what his Department's 10 largest contracts let since the financial year 2010-11 are; what savings have been made in such contracts; what the level of overspend or underspend was in each such contract; and what steps his Department has taken to monitor the performance of each supplier of such contract following the contract award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
star this property uin 183913 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice has taken a number of steps to improve commercial capability across the department. We regularly review suppliers' performance against key performance indicators and have recently embarked on a programme aimed at introducing a more robust approach to contract management, to ensure that contracts deliver best possible value for the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>The table below features the ten largest contracts let by the Ministry of Justice since the financial year 2010/11, and provides details of savings and of any under- or overspend in each financial year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-06more like thismore than 2014-02-06
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans his Department has to increase the average hours a week of contracted education provided for 15 to 17 year olds in custody. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 187126 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>At present 15-17 year olds in young offender institutions (YOIs) receive an average of only 12 hours contracted education a week. We have recently set out our plans for transforming youth custody and putting education at the heart of detention, and at the same time launched a competition for new education contracts in public sector YOIs which will more than double the time spend young people spend in education. In addition, we are seeking to put education at the heart of the YOI regime by bringing the head teacher overseeing education into the senior management team of the establishment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-12more like thismore than 2014-02-12
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Ministry of Justice remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many new criminal offences have been created in each year since May 2010; and what the predicted effect was on the number of prisoners for each such offence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 188279 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>I have set out below the number of criminal offences in England and Wales created by government departments. The numbers are collated by the Criminal Offences Gateway which scrutinises proposals on new and amended criminal offences for England and Wales.</p><p> </p><p>The numbers are based on offences put through the Criminal Offences Gateway during the period 1 June 2010 to 31 May 2013 (the latest available data).</p><p> </p><p>Further information can be found in the New Criminal Offences England and Wales <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/revised-new-criminal-offences-statistics-in-england-and-wales-june-2009-may-2013" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/revised-new-criminal-offences-statistics-in-england-and-wales-june-2009-may-2013</a></p><p> </p><p>The numbers of new criminal offences, which include entirely new offences and existing offences which have been extended or amended in some way, are published annually by my department in the statistical bulletin <em>New Criminal Offence</em>s. The new criminal offences enforce Government policy in a range of areas, including to contain the spread of serious animal diseases and to criminalise squatting in a residential building.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Period covered</p></td><td><p>Number of legislative provisions (secondary &amp; primary) containing new offences</p></td><td><p>Total criminal offences created</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 June 2010 to 31 May 2011</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>174</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 June 2011 to 31 May 2012</p></td><td><p>52</p></td><td><p>292</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 June 2012 to 31 May 2013</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>327</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>712 criminal offences were created during the period 1 June 2009 to May 2010 which was the 12 months immediately prior to the establishment of the Criminal Offences Gateway.</p><p> </p><p>New offences are needed for a number of reasons, for example, to update legislation that is now out of date, to underpin delivery of government priorities and to set out clearly what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour. The Government committed to putting in place a mechanism, an additional layer of scrutiny, for proposals to create new offences. This is the first time a Government has done so and committed to doing so publicly. The Government has repealed 140 offences in the 12 months ending May 2013.</p><p> </p><p>The information on the predicted effect on the number of prisoners for each relevant offence is not available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Hughes more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Hughes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-02-13more like thismore than 2014-02-13
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unstar this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many instances of breaches by offenders released on licence there were in each year since 2002. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>For offenders the period of post-release supervision on licence forms an integral part of a sentence imposed by the court. The overriding priority is to protect the public from harm and prevent re-offending.</p><p> </p><p>The recall of offenders on licence is designed to protect the public by removing an offender from the community who, by breaching his licence conditions, is considered to present an increased risk of re-offending and where the Probation Service recommends that this is the most effective response to the increased risk, in order to protect the public.</p><p> </p><p>Behaviour that can result in recall includes: the commission of further offences or charges being laid; behaviour which indicates that further offending is imminent; or breaches of licence conditions which undermine the Probation Service's ability to provide effective supervision, such as not living at the address stipulated on the licence or failing to attend probation appointments.</p><p> </p><p>Once recalled, it is the responsibility of the police to apprehend offenders, although all agencies closely co-operate to ensure that they are swiftly returned to custody.</p><p> </p><p>Data on those offenders who had committed minor breaches of licence, were warned, and not recalled to prison are not collected centrally. Those offenders whose breach of licence has resulted in a recall to prison are published quarterly in the Ministry of Justice's Offender Management Statistics Quarterly Bulletin. This may be found at the following web address:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/offender-management-statistics-quarterly" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/offender-management-statistics-quarterly</a></p><p> </p><p>The most recent bulletin was published on 30 January 2014, covering all offenders who were recalled to custody since 1 January 1984 and who remained unlawfully at large as at 31 December 2013. Therefore, the total number who remained unlawfully at large as at 31 December 2013 includes some offenders who were recalled before 2001/02.</p><p> </p><p>In over 99 per cent of cases where an offender has been recalled, the individual has successfully been returned to custody. Where an offender has died we are unable to remove them from the list until we receive a death certificate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data covering the years since 2001/02 are shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number of recalls</p></td><td><p>Prisoners who remain unlawfully at large</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/02</p></td><td><p>5,086</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/03</p></td><td><p>8,406</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/04</p></td><td><p>11,268</p></td><td><p>55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>11,171</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>11,450</p></td><td><p>73</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>13,411</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>13,252</p></td><td><p>65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>13,467</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>15,004</p></td><td><p>89</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>15,631</p></td><td><p>79</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>16,591</p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>16,307</p></td><td><p>127</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr-September 2013</p></td><td><p>8,847</p></td><td><p>146</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Data on the number of releases on temporary release licence (ROTL) since 1995-6, and temporary release failures since 2004-5 are published in the NOMS Prison Performance Digest. This may be found at the following web address:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225234/prison-performance-digest-12-13.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225234/prison-performance-digest-12-13.xls</a></p><p> </p><p>The most recent data were published on 25 July 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Data on ROTL and recorded temporary release failures are shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Release on temporary licence</p></td><td><p>Recorded temporary release failures</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/02</p></td><td><p>273,569</p></td><td><p>293</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/03</p></td><td><p>294,112</p></td><td><p>312</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/04</p></td><td><p>342,742</p></td><td><p>395</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>397,969</p></td><td><p>366</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>407,199</p></td><td><p>360</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>409,139</p></td><td><p>306</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>434,728</p></td><td><p>248</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>431,351</p></td><td><p>277</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>419,016</p></td><td><p>274</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>431,178</p></td><td><p>281</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>488,158</p></td><td><p>404</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>518,862</p></td><td><p>431</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Not all temporary release failures are recorded on central administrative systems. Those that are not recorded centrally are more likely to be low-level failures including, for example, returning with unauthorised possessions. These failures are managed locally. Where failures are recorded, the central administrative system only allows for one reason to be recorded; where it is a failure to return this takes priority.</p><p> </p><p>The number of prisoners unlawfully at large (UAL) having failed to return from release on temporary licence for each financial year since 2004/05 is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number of prisoners who remain UAL following failure to return from ROTL</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>To provide the number of temporary release failures where the prisoner has failed to return and remains unlawfully at large prior to this date would require the manual interrogation of 1,000 temporary release records which could be done only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>These figures have all been drawn from live administrative data systems which may be amended at any time. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many instances of offenders remaining at large after (a) recall and (b) temporary release there were in each year since 2002. more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>For offenders the period of post-release supervision on licence forms an integral part of a sentence imposed by the court. The overriding priority is to protect the public from harm and prevent re-offending.</p><p> </p><p>The recall of offenders on licence is designed to protect the public by removing an offender from the community who, by breaching his licence conditions, is considered to present an increased risk of re-offending and where the Probation Service recommends that this is the most effective response to the increased risk, in order to protect the public.</p><p> </p><p>Behaviour that can result in recall includes: the commission of further offences or charges being laid; behaviour which indicates that further offending is imminent; or breaches of licence conditions which undermine the Probation Service's ability to provide effective supervision, such as not living at the address stipulated on the licence or failing to attend probation appointments.</p><p> </p><p>Once recalled, it is the responsibility of the police to apprehend offenders, although all agencies closely co-operate to ensure that they are swiftly returned to custody.</p><p> </p><p>Data on those offenders who had committed minor breaches of licence, were warned, and not recalled to prison are not collected centrally. Those offenders whose breach of licence has resulted in a recall to prison are published quarterly in the Ministry of Justice's Offender Management Statistics Quarterly Bulletin. This may be found at the following web address:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/offender-management-statistics-quarterly" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/offender-management-statistics-quarterly</a></p><p> </p><p>The most recent bulletin was published on 30 January 2014, covering all offenders who were recalled to custody since 1 January 1984 and who remained unlawfully at large as at 31 December 2013. Therefore, the total number who remained unlawfully at large as at 31 December 2013 includes some offenders who were recalled before 2001/02.</p><p> </p><p>In over 99 per cent of cases where an offender has been recalled, the individual has successfully been returned to custody. Where an offender has died we are unable to remove them from the list until we receive a death certificate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data covering the years since 2001/02 are shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number of recalls</p></td><td><p>Prisoners who remain unlawfully at large</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/02</p></td><td><p>5,086</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/03</p></td><td><p>8,406</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/04</p></td><td><p>11,268</p></td><td><p>55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>11,171</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>11,450</p></td><td><p>73</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>13,411</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>13,252</p></td><td><p>65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>13,467</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>15,004</p></td><td><p>89</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>15,631</p></td><td><p>79</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>16,591</p></td><td><p>118</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>16,307</p></td><td><p>127</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr-September 2013</p></td><td><p>8,847</p></td><td><p>146</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Data on the number of releases on temporary release licence (ROTL) since 1995-6, and temporary release failures since 2004-5 are published in the NOMS Prison Performance Digest. This may be found at the following web address:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225234/prison-performance-digest-12-13.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225234/prison-performance-digest-12-13.xls</a></p><p> </p><p>The most recent data were published on 25 July 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Data on ROTL and recorded temporary release failures are shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Release on temporary licence</p></td><td><p>Recorded temporary release failures</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/02</p></td><td><p>273,569</p></td><td><p>293</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/03</p></td><td><p>294,112</p></td><td><p>312</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/04</p></td><td><p>342,742</p></td><td><p>395</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>397,969</p></td><td><p>366</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>407,199</p></td><td><p>360</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>409,139</p></td><td><p>306</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>434,728</p></td><td><p>248</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>431,351</p></td><td><p>277</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>419,016</p></td><td><p>274</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>431,178</p></td><td><p>281</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>488,158</p></td><td><p>404</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>518,862</p></td><td><p>431</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Not all temporary release failures are recorded on central administrative systems. Those that are not recorded centrally are more likely to be low-level failures including, for example, returning with unauthorised possessions. These failures are managed locally. Where failures are recorded, the central administrative system only allows for one reason to be recorded; where it is a failure to return this takes priority.</p><p> </p><p>The number of prisoners unlawfully at large (UAL) having failed to return from release on temporary licence for each financial year since 2004/05 is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Number of prisoners who remain UAL following failure to return from ROTL</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/05</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>To provide the number of temporary release failures where the prisoner has failed to return and remains unlawfully at large prior to this date would require the manual interrogation of 1,000 temporary release records which could be done only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>These figures have all been drawn from live administrative data systems which may be amended at any time. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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