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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Prisons: CCTV more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of installing and upgrading CCTV cameras across the prison estate in each of the last five years in each category (a) A and (b) B prison. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
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Neil O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 201267 remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The safety and security of prisons is a top priority.</p><p> </p><p>Prisons already use body searches, metal-detecting scanners and drug detection dogs, and we have invested £7 million in modern technology, including phone blocking technology and improved searching techniques. As announced recently in the Budget, we will now spend an extra £30 million this financial year to further improve decency, safety and security in prisons.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We do not disclose details of our prison security defence capability, including our use of CCTV, for reasons of operational security. Additionally, complete information on the cost of installing and upgrading CCTV in prisons could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. For the financial year 2018-2019, the Ministry of Justice has 52 separate projects pertaining to the installation/upgrade of CCTV within prisons, at a cost of £2,213,769.93.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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201265 more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T15:58:48.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T15:58:48.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this