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Prisons: Television

Volume 459: debated on Friday 20 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners in (a) category C prisons, (b) category D prisons and (c) youth offender institutions have access to Sky television. (132350)

No prisoners in category C or D prisons or young offender institutions now have access to subscription satellite TV channels in their cells. Where digital equipment is being installed, prisoners have access to selected free-to-air channels under the Sky brand name.