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Recall of Women to Prisons

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A Westminster Hall debate on Recall of Women to Prisons is scheduled for Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 2.30pm. The Member leading the debate is Carolyn Harris MP.

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This Debate Pack provides background on release on licence and recall, changes made to the law by the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014, statistics on recalls, concerns about the increased number of women being recalled to prison and the Government’s position; and a selection of further reading; relevant media and parliamentary material.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0038

Authors: Jacqueline Beard; Georgina Sturge; Maria Lalic; Sue Holland

Topics: Alternatives to prison, Crime, Prisons

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