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Clearsprings Support Service

Volume 471: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he has taken to ensure that there is no risk to public safety from offenders and defendants accommodated in ClearSprings' bail and accommodation support service. (182482)

The Government have public protection as their highest priority. Sex offenders and others who pose a significant risk are excluded from the ClearSprings service. The courts decide whether a defendant can be bailed into the service. The only sentenced prisoners released into the service are on home detention curfew.