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Prisoners Release

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 23 January 2007, Official Report, column 1690W, on early release scheme, what definition of early release schemes he used in responding to parliamentary question 104193. (117711)

Further to question 104193, the early release scheme for which data was given related to the Home Detention Curfew Scheme. This is one of two discretionary early release schemes for domestic prisoners serving a determinate sentence, the other being release on parole licence (in respect of prisoners sentenced to four years and over under the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1991).