Prisons: Festivals and Special Occasions:Written question - 115318

Q
Asked by Andrew Percy
(Brigg and Goole)
Asked on: 23 November 2017
Ministry of Justice
Prisons: Festivals and Special Occasions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November to Question 111268, what guidance his Department issues to prisons on the promotion of (a) Holocaust Memorial Day, (b) Black History Month and (c) National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
A
Answered by: Dr Phillip Lee
Answered on: 01 December 2017

Prisons are free to decide locally how they promote events such as Holocaust Memorial Day, Black History Month and National Hate Crime Awareness Week. National Prison Radio promotes national support for local initiatives, and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service also provides information to offenders and staff including via its staff networks.

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