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Recalled Prisoners

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offenders were recalled to prison for breach of the conditions of their release in each of the last 10 years. (113612)

Information on the numbers of recalls of prisoners released on licence from prison establishments in England and Wales can be found in tables 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9 in the Offender Management Caseload Statistics 2005. This publication has recently been published and a copy is available in the House of Commons Library; it can also be accessed over the web at the website:

These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system, and although shown to the last individual, the figures may not be accurate to that level.