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Prisoners: Drugs

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what proportion of prisoners who entered drug rehabilitation programmes completed those programmes in the last 12 months for which figures are available. (193839)

The total number of prisoners who entered drug rehabilitation programmes in the last 12 months and completed the programmes are given in the following table:

2006-07

Number of prisoners

Starts

11,150

Completions

8,349

Completion rate (percentage)

74