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Group 4 Securicor

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 12 June 2007

To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice what representations her Department and its predecessors have received on Group 4 Securicor. (141443)

Following the allegations about the electronic monitoring service provided by Group4Securicor (G4S) in the BBC Programme “Inside Out” in March 2007, the National Offender Management Service fully investigated the matters raised and issued a rectification notice requiring the remedy of the defaults within 60 days. No representations have been received from Members of Parliament or national organisations relating specifically to these allegations. G4S is contracted to provide other services to the Ministry of Justice and Home Office, including contracts to run Parc prison and Oak Hill Secure Training Centre. Such representations have not been received regarding these or other contracts.