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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when the decision was taken to release Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252002 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.653Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:20.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:20.463Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118714
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125241
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann 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, who took the decision not to refer the question of Joseph McCann's release to the Parole Board. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252003 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.73Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.73Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:30.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:30.427Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125243
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the (a) scope, (b) timescale and (c) remit is of the urgent review into the reported mistaken release of Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252005 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 Jarnuary 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.767Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:40.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:40.8Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
1125244
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Joseph McCann 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, on what date was his Department informed of the release from prison of Joseph McCann. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252006 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>In accordance with the sentence of the Court, Joseph McCann was released on 15 February 2019, after he had completed half (less time spent on remand) of a three-year determinate sentence for burglary imposed on 25 January 2018. On release, he was supervised by the National Probation Service (NPS)</p><p> </p><p>When charged with that offence and remanded into custody on 21 August 2017, he was being supervised on licence by the NPS as part of the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) which he received on 26 September 2008. An offender on an IPP licence is not recalled automatically when he is charged with a further offence or offences. The probation officer will consider whether the alleged further offences, prior offending and the offender’s current behaviour show that his risk has escalated to the point where he needs to be recalled to protect the public. The decision on whether to recall an offender is to be based on a robust assessment of risk and to reflect the professional judgment of a trained probation officer.</p><p> </p><p>The NPS has undertaken an urgent review to establish why Mr McCann was not recalled to custody, either when remanded into custody on 21 August 2017 or when he was sentenced on <ins class="ministerial">25 January 2018</ins> <del class="ministerial">15 February 2018</del>. Mr McCann has now been charged with a number of very serious offences committed on or after 21 April this year. This has triggered a mandatory serious further offence (SFO) review, under the Probation SFO Review Procedures. The SFO review will consider in greater depth than has thus far been possible, including by interviewing relevant members of staff, the question of whether Mr McCann should have been recalled to custody when charged with and subsequently convicted of the burglary offence. Typically, an SFO review is completed within three months of an offender being charged with an SFO.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:45:21.527Z
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less than 2019-06-12T14:34:49.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:34:49.657Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4493
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1137119
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Wellingborough Prison: Contracts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2019 to Question 253599 on Glen Pava Prison and Wellingborough Prison: Contracts, on what date his Department plans to launch the mini-competition for the operation of the prison at Wellingborough. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 273807 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The number of people convicted for offences under s41 of the Dentistry Act 1984 (“Unregistered person carrying on the business of dentistry”) over the last 3 years was 2; 1 in each of 2016 and 2017. It is not possible to identify whether these offences were specific to teeth whitening in centrally held data on court proceedings. </del><ins class="ministerial">We launched the mini-competition for the operation of the first new Resettlement Prison at Wellingborough on Friday 12 July 2019 and anticipate making the award to the successful operator in July 2020.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:21:59.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:21:59.623Z
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less than 2019-07-18T09:47:31.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T09:47:31.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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4106
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1125083
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Contracts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2019 to Question 243526 on Prisons: Contracts, if the criteria for the qualitative evaluation of operational resources will include minimum staffing levels. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 251407 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>One of the key aims of the competition is to secure high quality, value for money bids. We expect providers to adequately resource their respective establishments to deliver a safe, decent and secure regime but also want to encourage innovation in service delivery. We believe setting a mandatory minimum threshold for staffing would not fully deliver the aims of the competition and could stifle the ability to innovate, both now and in the future.</p><p>However, we will robustly evaluate bidder responses, for both quality and cost in consultation with subject matter experts across the organisation. It provides a full resourcing model based on the design of the prison, operating capacity, security category, the vision for the regime and the type of services that would best meet the needs of the cohort within.</p><p>The PSC will enable us to rigorously evaluate the operational and financial aspects of the bids and provide assurance that bidders have the resources required to ensure a safe, decent, secure and rehabilitative regime that delivers quality, value for money and affordability.</p><p>Recognition rights for trade unions are a matter for individual bidders and therefore are not mandated in the contract.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 251409 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:11:20.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:11:20.777Z
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4106
unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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117681
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4493
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1125095
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Contracts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to page 11 of the House Commons Library Deposited Paper, DEP2019-0490, Prison Operator Competition Contract Summary, what steps are taken to hold private prison contractors to account. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 251418 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>The private sector has an important role to play, and currently runs some high-performing prisons, as part of a safe, decent and secure prison estate.</p><p>Privately managed prison performance is closely monitored by robust contract management processes. Each privately managed prison has an on-site controller, employed by HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS). Controllers, together with regional contract managers review performance against performance indicators set out in the contract. Any improvement action identified may include a requirement for urgent improvement and/or financial deductions.</p><p>As well as contractual performance indicators, key statistics across public protection; safety and order; and offender reform are published annually for both the private and public estate.</p><p>Privately-managed prisons are subject to the same external inspection procedures as those in the public sector. Prisons are inspected at least once every five years by HM Inspectorate of Prisons, and face regular scrutiny by their local Independent Monitoring Board. Additionally, HMPPS internal audit and assurance scrutinises private prisons to ensure they are meeting their responsibilities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T17:01:57.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T17:01:57.49Z
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4106
unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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4493
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1125102
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Contracts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many contractual improvement notices have been issued at each private prison in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 251425 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>Over the last 10 years, the following formal contractual notices have been issued at the following private prisons.</p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP Birmingham (operated by G4S)</strong></p><p>HMP Birmingham – Incident Reporting (Improvement Notice Issued August 2016, Closed January 2017 due to sufficient improvements in performance being made)</p><p>HMP Birmingham – Release in Error (Improvement Notice Issued August 2016, Closed January 2017 due to sufficient improvements in performance being made)</p><p>HMP Birmingham - Levels of Violence, reduced purposeful activity, cleanliness (Improvement Notice issued March 2018)</p><p>HMP Birmingham – ACCT (Assessment, Care in Custody, Teamwork) (Improvement Notice issued March 2018)</p><p>HMP Birmingham – Levels of Violence, reduced purposeful activity, cleanliness, (Outstanding Issues Notice issued June 2018, not closed, superseded by Step In)</p><p>HMP Birmingham – ACCT (Assessment, Care in Custody, Teamwork) ( Outstanding Issues Notice issued August 2018, not closed, superseded by Step In)</p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP &amp; YOI Doncaster (operated by Serco) </strong></p><p>HMP &amp; YOI Doncaster – Insufficient Progress against HMIP Recommendations, Increase in Levels of Violence and Staffing Levels (Improvement Notice Issued – March 2015)</p><p>HMP &amp; YOI Doncaster – Insufficient Progress against HMIP Recommendations, Increase in Levels of Violence and Staffing Levels (Outstanding Issues Notice Issued – July 2015)</p><p>HMP &amp; YOI Doncaster – Insufficient Progress against HMIP Recommendations, Increase in Levels of Violence and Staffing Levels (Rectification Notice Issued 12<sup>th</sup> – August 2015)</p><p>Rectification Closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in July 2017.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP Northumberland (operated by Sodexo)</strong></p><p>HMP Northumberland – Insufficient performance against the Performance Threshold for Prisoner Working Hours (Improvement Notice Issued - June 2015)</p><p>Improvement Notice Closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in December 2016.</p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP Oakwood (operated by G4S)</strong></p><p>HMP Oakwood – Areas of Reduced performance - Cleanliness, MDT, Purposeful Activity, Searching, Staffing Numbers - (Improvement Notice Issued - February 2012)</p><p>Improvement Notice closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in July 2013.</p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP Peterborough (operated by Sodexo)</strong></p><p>HMP Peterborough – Healthcare Provision (Rectification Notice issued – 17<sup>th</sup> August 2018)</p><p>Rectification closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in January 2019</p><p> </p><p><strong>HMP Rye Hill (Operated by G4S) </strong></p><p>HMP Rye Hill – (i) Shortfall in staffing levels and (ii) inadequate paperwork plus non-compliance to PSO1700 (Management of Disruptive Prisoners) in operation of the Care and Separation Unit (Rectification Notice issued in March 2010).</p><p>HMP Rye Hill – Rectification Notice for above formally closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in December 2010.</p><p>HMP Rye Hill – Continued water ingress into Education Block (Corrective Action Notice Issued - September 2016)</p><p>HMP Rye Hill – Corrective Action Notice formally closed due to sufficient improvements in performance being made in January 2017).</p><p> </p><p>Every privately contracted prison is robustly scrutinised by an on-site Prison Service Controller who monitors their performance, including staffing levels. Some privately run prisons are among the best across the estate, and we are able to take rapid action if standards do not meet contractual levels, and in such circumstances remedies are applied.</p><p> </p><p>For publicly run prisons we have a Performance and Assurance Framework, which ensures that where a prisons performance falls below a certain level improvement measures can be put in place.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:59:50.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:59:50.297Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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118256
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4106
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4493
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1125768
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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
star this property hansard heading Working Links more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will publish a list of the creditors who will benefit from the Working Links Ministerial direction made on 8 May 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252659 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Secretary of State’s Direction of 8 May, it has been concluded, on this occasion, that it is reasonable for Government to protect Permitted Subcontractors who suffered losses as they relate to the collapse of Working Links and their Community Rehabilitation Companies. These organisations are directly involved in the delivery of vital frontline probation services.</p><p> </p><p>Further to the Direction, we are now working through a process with the Permitted Subcontractors to understand the extent to which they had monies owed to them by the Working Links’ CRCs at the point of Administration for the delivery of frontline probation services, that can be satisfactorily evidenced and validated. Until this process is completed, it is not possible to accurately answer the Rt Hon Member’s questions.</p><p> </p><p>We have been very clear that this is a unique response to a unique and specific set of circumstances. This should not be viewed as setting a precedent for future scenarios.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
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252660 more like this
252661 more like this
252662 more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:59:50.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:59:50.57Z
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118008
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4106
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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
star this property hansard heading Working Links more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of the creditors who will benefit from the Working Links Ministerial direction made on 8 May 2019 are voluntary organisations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Secretary of State’s Direction of 8 May, it has been concluded, on this occasion, that it is reasonable for Government to protect Permitted Subcontractors who suffered losses as they relate to the collapse of Working Links and their Community Rehabilitation Companies. These organisations are directly involved in the delivery of vital frontline probation services.</p><p> </p><p>Further to the Direction, we are now working through a process with the Permitted Subcontractors to understand the extent to which they had monies owed to them by the Working Links’ CRCs at the point of Administration for the delivery of frontline probation services, that can be satisfactorily evidenced and validated. Until this process is completed, it is not possible to accurately answer the Rt Hon Member’s questions.</p><p> </p><p>We have been very clear that this is a unique response to a unique and specific set of circumstances. This should not be viewed as setting a precedent for future scenarios.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:59:50.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:59:50.617Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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