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Road Traffic Offences: Prisoners Release

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice for convictions in relation to which types of motoring offence prisoners are eligible for early release under the early release scheme. (150992)

The End of Custody Licence came into use on 29 June 2007. Eligible prisoners serving four weeks or more but less than four years may be released under licence from prison up to 18 days before their automatic release date. Full details of the eligibility criteria are set out in Prison Service Instruction 27/2007. Prisoners convicted of motoring offences are eligible for release on End of Custody Licence.