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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Offenders: Employment more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to increase employment opportunities for prisoners after release. more like this
tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Kevin Hollinrake more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answer text <p>One year ago, our Education and Employment Strategy set out plans to transform the way prisoners develop the skills they need to secure employment on release.</p><p>Since then, we have overhauled the prison education system through implementing new contracts and a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). These allow governors to commission skills-based training and education that meets the needs of the local labour market.</p><p>We have also introduced the New Futures Network (NFN), which brokers partnerships between prisons and employers in England and Wales, and a new ROTL framework to increase the opportunities available for prisoners to gain experience in real workplaces.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-04T13:12:43.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T13:12:43.477Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Kevin Hollinrake more like this