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1104763
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Reoffenders 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, how many Serious Further Offence reviews have been reopened in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 236511 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
star this property answer text <p>Under the Probation Serious Further Offence (SFO) Review Procedures, the National Probation Service (NPS) or Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) must undertake a review where an offender under statutory supervision in the community is charged with a qualifying offence – a “notification”. Not every notification results in a conviction for an SFO. The NPS or CRC has three months to complete a review and will complete each review unless charges are dropped beforehand.</p><p>SFOs are rare. Fewer than 0.5% of offenders under statutory supervision are convicted of a serious further offence.</p><p>No SFO reviews have been reopened since 2010.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited excessive workload as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited inadequate management supervision as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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236512 more like this
236514 more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.317Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1104764
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Reoffenders more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in how many cases Serious Further Offence reviews have cited excessive workload as a contributory factor to that offence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 236512 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
star this property answer text <p>Under the Probation Serious Further Offence (SFO) Review Procedures, the National Probation Service (NPS) or Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) must undertake a review where an offender under statutory supervision in the community is charged with a qualifying offence – a “notification”. Not every notification results in a conviction for an SFO. The NPS or CRC has three months to complete a review and will complete each review unless charges are dropped beforehand.</p><p>SFOs are rare. Fewer than 0.5% of offenders under statutory supervision are convicted of a serious further offence.</p><p>No SFO reviews have been reopened since 2010.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited excessive workload as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited inadequate management supervision as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
236511 more like this
236514 more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.367Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1104766
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Reoffenders more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, in how many cases Serious Further Offence reviews have cited inadequate management supervision as factor contributing to the further serious offence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 236514 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
star this property answer text <p>Under the Probation Serious Further Offence (SFO) Review Procedures, the National Probation Service (NPS) or Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) must undertake a review where an offender under statutory supervision in the community is charged with a qualifying offence – a “notification”. Not every notification results in a conviction for an SFO. The NPS or CRC has three months to complete a review and will complete each review unless charges are dropped beforehand.</p><p>SFOs are rare. Fewer than 0.5% of offenders under statutory supervision are convicted of a serious further offence.</p><p>No SFO reviews have been reopened since 2010.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited excessive workload as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Data regarding the number of SFO reviews that cited inadequate management supervision as a contributory factor to that offence are not collated as part of the SFO review process and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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236511 more like this
236512 more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.397Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T14:58:25.397Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1087175
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star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prison Officers: Training more like this
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25259
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 changes HMPPS has made to the training programme for new prison officers in privately operated prisons since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 231531 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Newly recruited prison officers are required to complete a 12 week Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course which is reviewed every 6 months by HMPPS Learning &amp; Development. This training provides new officers with a foundation level of training in all core skill areas including interpersonal skills, mental health awareness, equality, violence reduction and safer custody, alongside the more traditional security awareness and practical skills needed to be a prison officer.</p><p> </p><p>Training for new Prison Custody Officers (PCO’s) at privately managed prisons is required to be of the same standard as that provided to Prison Officers in public sector prisons. When materials for the POELT are updated they are shared with providers who are able to provide feedback on these documents. Successful completion of the training is required before they can be certified as a PCO by HMPPS.</p><p> </p><p>Having well trained staff helps operators of privately managed prisons to ensure they maintain a safe, decent and secure prison as per their contractual obligation. The performance of all providers continues to be robustly managed. We will not hesitate to take action if and when standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 231532 more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:37:19.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:37:19.823Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1087177
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prison Officers: Training more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 changes private prison operators have requested to make to their training programmes for new prison officers since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 231532 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>Newly recruited prison officers are required to complete a 12 week Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT) course which is reviewed every 6 months by HMPPS Learning &amp; Development. This training provides new officers with a foundation level of training in all core skill areas including interpersonal skills, mental health awareness, equality, violence reduction and safer custody, alongside the more traditional security awareness and practical skills needed to be a prison officer.</p><p> </p><p>Training for new Prison Custody Officers (PCO’s) at privately managed prisons is required to be of the same standard as that provided to Prison Officers in public sector prisons. When materials for the POELT are updated they are shared with providers who are able to provide feedback on these documents. Successful completion of the training is required before they can be certified as a PCO by HMPPS.</p><p> </p><p>Having well trained staff helps operators of privately managed prisons to ensure they maintain a safe, decent and secure prison as per their contractual obligation. The performance of all providers continues to be robustly managed. We will not hesitate to take action if and when standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 231531 more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:37:19.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:37:19.87Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1052231
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on prisons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 215240 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>In common with all Government Departments, the Ministry of Justice has considered what impacts there might be on its institutions of leaving the EU without a deal, including on prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Preparations are underway to ensure we are ready for this scenario. This includes working closely with the Department of Health to make sure that the supply of health products to prisoners is not disrupted; ensuring that our food and retail contracts have alternative arrangements in case of disruption through ports; and co-operating with other Government Departments to prepare for contingencies such as potential traffic disruption in the South East.</p><p> </p><p>Delivering a revised deal negotiated with the EU remains the Government’s top priority. This has not changed. The Government is accelerating no deal preparations to ensure the country is prepared for every eventuality. It is the responsible thing to do. As part of cross-Whitehall preparations for a no deal scenario, all Government Departments are considering what resources are required to mitigate any potential impacts and to ensure that businesses and citizens are sufficiently prepared for all eventualities of Brexit.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 215241 more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T17:56:10.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T17:56:10.063Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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99917
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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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1052232
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 preparations his Department has undertaken to minimise the potential effect on prisons of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 215241 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>In common with all Government Departments, the Ministry of Justice has considered what impacts there might be on its institutions of leaving the EU without a deal, including on prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Preparations are underway to ensure we are ready for this scenario. This includes working closely with the Department of Health to make sure that the supply of health products to prisoners is not disrupted; ensuring that our food and retail contracts have alternative arrangements in case of disruption through ports; and co-operating with other Government Departments to prepare for contingencies such as potential traffic disruption in the South East.</p><p> </p><p>Delivering a revised deal negotiated with the EU remains the Government’s top priority. This has not changed. The Government is accelerating no deal preparations to ensure the country is prepared for every eventuality. It is the responsible thing to do. As part of cross-Whitehall preparations for a no deal scenario, all Government Departments are considering what resources are required to mitigate any potential impacts and to ensure that businesses and citizens are sufficiently prepared for all eventualities of Brexit.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 215240 more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T17:56:10.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T17:56:10.11Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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99918
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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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1047766
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star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners have been charged with arson following the setting of fires in prisons in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 212410 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. This includes investing in over 4,300 additional staff since October 2015 and investing an extra £70 million to improve safety, security and decency.</p><p>The table below provides the numbers of all fires in prison over the last 3 years. It shows a fall in the number of fires in 2018, which coincides with the implementation of smoke free prisons, a reduction in the prison population and our actions to improve safety in custody.</p><p>The definition of fire incidents is not reserved for deliberate acts of arson; it also covers a wide range of circumstances including accidental fires. Although the Fire Service routinely attend fire incidents in prisons, the majority are relatively minor in their nature.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of fires</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reduction as a percentage of previous year’s total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2,314</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>2,287</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>1,517</p></td><td><p>50.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>We do not hold the number of prisoners charged and prosecuted for arson centrally and this information could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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212409 more like this
212411 more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.253Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1047765
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answering body
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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many fires occurred in prisons in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 212409 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. This includes investing in over 4,300 additional staff since October 2015 and investing an extra £70 million to improve safety, security and decency.</p><p>The table below provides the numbers of all fires in prison over the last 3 years. It shows a fall in the number of fires in 2018, which coincides with the implementation of smoke free prisons, a reduction in the prison population and our actions to improve safety in custody.</p><p>The definition of fire incidents is not reserved for deliberate acts of arson; it also covers a wide range of circumstances including accidental fires. Although the Fire Service routinely attend fire incidents in prisons, the majority are relatively minor in their nature.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of fires</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reduction as a percentage of previous year’s total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2,314</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>2,287</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>1,517</p></td><td><p>50.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>We do not hold the number of prisoners charged and prosecuted for arson centrally and this information could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
212410 more like this
212411 more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.19Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1047767
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prosecutions there have been for arson following the setting of fires in prisons in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East remove filter
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 212411 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. This includes investing in over 4,300 additional staff since October 2015 and investing an extra £70 million to improve safety, security and decency.</p><p>The table below provides the numbers of all fires in prison over the last 3 years. It shows a fall in the number of fires in 2018, which coincides with the implementation of smoke free prisons, a reduction in the prison population and our actions to improve safety in custody.</p><p>The definition of fire incidents is not reserved for deliberate acts of arson; it also covers a wide range of circumstances including accidental fires. Although the Fire Service routinely attend fire incidents in prisons, the majority are relatively minor in their nature.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of fires</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reduction as a percentage of previous year’s total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2,314</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>2,287</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>1,517</p></td><td><p>50.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>We do not hold the number of prisoners charged and prosecuted for arson centrally and this information could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
212409 more like this
212410 more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T17:55:56.3Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this