Welsh Affairs Committee

Prison provision in Wales inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written submissions.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee welcomes written submissions addressing the following terms of reference:

  • Provision for women prisoners and young offenders in Wales
  • Welsh language provision in prisons
  • Cross border issues, including the placement of prisoners from Wales in English prisons
  • The potential for new prisons in Wales
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Latest evidence

  • 27 Feb 2018 - Prison provision in Wales - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF325 KB) HC 742 | Published 06 Mar 2018

    Evidence given by Dr Caroline Hughes, Senior Lecturer, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Dr Alyson Rees, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, Dr Robert Jones, Lecturer, University of South Wales, David Fraser, Author and former Senior Probation OfficerFrances Crook OBE, Chief Executive, The Howard League for Penal Reform, Dr Kate Paradine, Chief Executive, Women in Prison, Dr Thomas Guiney, Senior Programme Manager, Prison Reform Trust

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Next meeting(s)

27 March 2018 2:15 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Prison provision in Wales
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Meri Huws, Welsh Language Commissioner
Guto Dafydd, Senior Compliance Officer for the Welsh Language Commissioner
Reverend Nan Powell-Davies, Assistant Director of Ministries, Presbyterian Church of Wales



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