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Young Offenders: Body Searches

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 8 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which young offender institutions include strip searching in their routine admission procedures. (203556)

All prisons and young offender institutions are currently required to full search (previously known as strip search) prisoners on reception for security reasons, in accordance with the HM Prison Service National Security Framework and Prison Rule 41(1).