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Prisons: Disciplinary Proceedings

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 19 June 2007

To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice how many disciplinary proceedings took place in each prison in each of the last five years; and how many complaints were upheld. (142709)

Information in the form requested is not readily available. Figures on the numbers and types of offences punished under the prison disciplinary system, and types of establishment, for years before 2002 were published in ‘Prison Statistics, England and Wales, 2002’ (Command Paper 5996), chapter 8 available at:

Figures on types of offence and punishments up to 2005 are published in ‘Offender Management Caseload Statistics 2005’, Home Office Statistical Bulletin 18/06 at:

The data only include proven adjudication offences nationally, and have not been analysed below this level. The tables on adjudications from chapter 9 of this document (including two tables not included in the bulletin itself) are also available at: