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49166
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many vulnerable prisoners are held in dedicated vulnerable prisoner accommodation. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 197220 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The term &quot;vulnerable prisoner&quot; covers a wide range of prisoner types/characteristics but broadly these are those who need protection from themselves and other prisoners for a variety of reasons, including the nature of their offence, debt or conflicts outside or within the prison.</p><p> </p><p>Our approach to managing these prisoners varies according to the nature of why they are deemed as vulnerable and is dependent on specific offending needs.</p><p>The number of prisoners in England and Wales who are identified as vulnerable is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost as it would involve contacting every prison directly in order to request how many prisoners each prison has identified, or is managing, as a vulnerable prisoner.</p><p> </p><p>All closed prisons in England and Wales have the facility to accommodate vulnerable prisoners in designated accommodation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
grouped question UIN 197198 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1560
label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
49167
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-29more like thismore than 2014-04-29
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many vulnerable prisoners are currently held in prisons in England and Wales. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 197198 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The term &quot;vulnerable prisoner&quot; covers a wide range of prisoner types/characteristics but broadly these are those who need protection from themselves and other prisoners for a variety of reasons, including the nature of their offence, debt or conflicts outside or within the prison.</p><p> </p><p>Our approach to managing these prisoners varies according to the nature of why they are deemed as vulnerable and is dependent on specific offending needs.</p><p>The number of prisoners in England and Wales who are identified as vulnerable is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost as it would involve contacting every prison directly in order to request how many prisoners each prison has identified, or is managing, as a vulnerable prisoner.</p><p> </p><p>All closed prisons in England and Wales have the facility to accommodate vulnerable prisoners in designated accommodation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
grouped question UIN 197220 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1560
label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
514813
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisons: Dairy Products more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of dairy products procured for British prisons was sourced from British producers in the last period for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 35034 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-04-29more like thismore than 2016-04-29
answer text <p>As of March 2016, over 99% of UHT milk products used in prisons are being purchased from UK suppliers. From May 2017, the Ministry of Justice intends to make all contracts Bonfield Scorecard compliant, which includes focusing on the value of local production.</p><p> </p><p>NOMS do not keep a breakdown of expenditure for types of food purchased (i.e. dairy).</p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Andrew Selous more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-04-29T13:50:03.433Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-29T13:50:03.433Z
answering member
1453
label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
514816
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisons: Food more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the annual budget was for food procured for prisons in each of the last three years; and what proportion of such food was sourced from British producers in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 35065 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-04-29more like thismore than 2016-04-29
answer text <p>Expenditure on food for prisoners for the past three years was:</p><p>2012-13 - £59.6m</p><p>2013-14 - £55.1m</p><p>2014-15 - £54.1m</p><p> </p><p>In the period September 2015 to March 2016, 49% of the total expenditure was spent with British producers.</p><p> </p><p>As of March 2016, over 99% of UHT milk products used in prisons are being purchased from UK suppliers. From May 2017, the Ministry of Justice intends to make all contracts Bonfield Scorecard compliant, which includes focusing on the value of local production.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Andrew Selous more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-04-29T13:52:55.13Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-29T13:52:55.13Z
answering member
1453
label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
520892
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-05-23more like thismore than 2016-05-23
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Food more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the annual budget is for food produced for his Department's offices; and what proportion of food produced for his Department was sourced from British producers in the last period for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 37831 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice does not set a budget for food served in its offices. Catering services are provided by private companies under contract to the Ministry of Justice and provided to staff without subsidy. Spending on food is determined by the contractor based on sales receipts from Ministry of Justice staff.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice has worked with its current suppliers to align existing contracts with the requirements of the balanced scorecard.</p><p> </p><p>Details of the proportion of food produced for the Ministry of Justice that was sourced from British producers is not recorded centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>I refer the honourable member to the answer given to PQ 35065 on 29 April 2016 which provides relevant details about food procured for prisons.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:56:21.713Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:56:21.713Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
947409
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Speech and Language Disorders: Children more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the I CAN and Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists' report, Bercow: ten years on, published on 20 March 2018, what steps his Department is taking with the Department for Education and the Department of Health and Social Care to implement the recommendations in that report. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 167980 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
answer text <p>We recognise that young people with speech and language difficulties are particularly vulnerable. We are seeking to ensure that practitioners who work with children and young people in settings with a known high prevalence of speech, language and communication needs are trained in recognising and responding appropriately to communication needs, and ensuring access to speech and language therapy as required.</p><p>Over the past three years MoJ and the YJB have supported a national project, led by the Department for Education, to deliver special educational needs and disability (SEND) awareness training to the youth justice workforce. The Youth Justice SEND Bubble programme offered free training to Youth Justice System professionals, supporting them to effectively identify and meet children’s special educational and disability needs and allowing them to work towards more effective engagement and positive long-term outcomes.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-09-07T13:58:11.103Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-07T13:58:11.103Z
answering member
4362
label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
947683
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisons: Food more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Prison Service Instruction 44 of 2010, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of nutritional standards in prisons and correctional facilities. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 168072 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) has issued food policy guidance and specification expectations that require all prisons to provide prisoners with the opportunity to select a meal of choice from a range of meals that are balanced, varied and reflects Government’s recommendation on eating a heathy diet.</p><p> </p><p>The new Ministry of Justice (MoJ) food supply contract provides the opportunity for prisons to purchase fresh vegetables, salad crop and fruit. There is also a range of food commodities that are lower in salt, sugar and saturated fats. HMPPS regularly monitor and record meal provision against policy expectations.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:48:45.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:48:45.517Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
947684
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisons: Physical Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Rule 29 of the Prison Rules 1999, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of prisoners' (a) access to and (b) engagement in physical education. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 168073 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
answer text <p>I am passionate about the benefits that can be derived from participating in sport and physical activity in custody, which include building prisoner’s confidence, providing purposeful activity and supporting engagement with rehabilitation when prisoners are preparing for release.</p><p> </p><p>My former colleague, Dr Lee commissioned Professor Rosie Meek of Royal Holloway University of London to undertake an independent review of sport and physical activity in the Youth estate – Professor Meek’s report was published on 11 August. The recommendations in this report will help us to build a range of sporting activities which engage young people in custody and support their rehabilitation.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-09-10T16:47:58.493Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:47:58.493Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this
1029472
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Blaenau Gwent more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 3 December 2018 to Question 195064, what the maximum length of time was between the date when a First Tier Tribunal personal independence payment appeal was lodged and heard for cases involving claimants in Blaenau Gwent during 2017-18. more like this
tabling member constituency Blaenau Gwent remove filter
tabling member printed
Nick Smith more like this
uin 204470 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
answer text <p>This information is not held centrally.</p><p> </p><p>HMCTS statistics are not calculated from receipt of the appeal to the hearing, but from receipt of the appeal to the disposal of the case. An appeal is not necessarily disposed of at its first hearing. The final disposal decision on the appeal may be reached after an earlier hearing had been adjourned (which may be directed by the judge for a variety of reasons, such as to seek further evidence), or after an earlier hearing date had been postponed (again, for a variety of reasons, often at the request of the appellant). An appeal may also have been decided at an earlier date by the First-tier Tribunal, only for the case to have gone on to the Upper Tribunal, to be returned once again to the First-tier, for its final disposal.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-14T17:02:54.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:02:54.753Z
answering member
4517
label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
tabling member
3928
label Biography information for Nick Smith more like this