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Prisons (Disability Officers)

Volume 301: debated on Tuesday 25 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prison establishments in England and Wales currently have a disability officer; and if he will make a statement on proposals to increase this number. [17622]

All Prison Service establishments have a nominated equal opportunities officer whose role includes having responsibility for disability. However, in some prisons the Governor has in addition nominated a disability officer.