Mark Menzies – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Mark Menzies on 2015-10-28.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to improve the provision of work in prisons; and if he will make a statement.

Andrew Selous

We want prisons to be places of hard work, rigorous education and high ambition, with incentives for prisoners to learn and for prison staff to prioritise education and work. Improvements have been made to increase work but we want to go further. We are looking at the ways in which this might be achieved.