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Downview Prison: Catering

Volume 458: debated on Wednesday 14 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when Aramark took over responsibility for provision of canteen services at HMP Downview; when the prison management was supplied with a draft service level agreement between Aramark and the Home Office; when he expects this agreement to be finalised; and when Aramark’s contract expires. (126263)

Aramark took over the canteen service in May 2006. The draft Service Level Agreement was provided to the prison in December 2006. This is currently the subject of a review which is expected to be completed in April 2007. Aramark’s contract with the prison expires in May 2009.