Justice Committee

HMP Birmingham inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Oral evidence session announced.

Scope of the inquiry

The aim of this session is to question officials and the Minister following HM Chief Inspector of Prisons’ inspection report on HMP Birmingham.

The report raised significant concerns about the deterioration of the prison, prompting an urgent notification by the Chief Inspector, and a subsequent decision by MOJ to intervene in the running of the prison which had been contracted out to G4S. 

Latest evidence

  • 11 Dec 2018 - HMP Birmingham - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF337 KB) HC 1647 | Published 14 Dec 2018

    Evidence given by Michael Spurr, Chief Executive Officer, Neil Richards, Head of Custodial Contracts, Paul Newton, Governor, HMP Birmingham, HM Prison and Probation Service, and Jerry Petherick, G4S; Rory Stewart MP, Minister of State for Justice, Ministry of Justice, and Michael Spurr, Chief Executive Officer, HM Prison and Probation Service (at 11.00am).

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