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Custodial Treatment: Military Bases

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 13 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether the Government plan to introduce mobile holding cells or short-term jails on or near to defence bases. (162413)

The Government are looking at a range of options to ensure demand for prison places is met in the short term. Lord Carter of Coles has been appointed to review a range of issues on prison capacity and is due to report later this autumn.