Minister questioned on the work of the Prison Service

18 October 2019

The Justice Committee asks the new Prisons and Probation Minister about her priorities and recent policy announcements from MOJ, Number 10 and HM Treasury, relating to prisons, including:

  • The content of the Queen’s Speech relating to prisons;
  • The condition of the prison estate and the announcement of an additional 10,000 places;
  • Safety and security;
  • Female offenders; and
  • IPP prisoners. 


Tuesday 22 October, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 10am

  • Lucy Frazer QC MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
  • Adrian Scott, Executive Director of Change, Planning and Strategy, HM Prison and Probation Service

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