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Learning Disability: Prisoners

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much was spent per capita on prisoners with learning difficulties in each of the last five years. (125750)

Information on the proportion of prisoners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is not available centrally. Now that the Learning and Skills Council has taken over the responsibility for planning and funding offender learning and skills, resources can be better targeted towards meeting the needs of different categories individual offenders.