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Prisoners' Letters (Rules)

Volume 984: debated on Monday 12 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish the rules governing prisoners' rights in respect of letters they may wish to send to their Member of Parliament.

General regulations governing prisoners' correspondence are published in the Prison Rules. Additional guidance about correspondence with Members of Parliament is included in prison standing orders and circular instructions and copies of these documents are in the Libraries of both Houses of Parliament.