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Prisoners: Religion

Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many convicted prisoners in custody in each prison in England and Wales professing each religion have been identified by his Department, the prison authorities or the police as religious extremists. (260547)

The Home Office will shortly be publishing a Statistical Bulletin covering those persons arrested following a terrorist investigation with the resulting charges and convictions. This bulletin will also include information on those remanded or convicted of terrorism act or terrorism related offences at 31 March 2008 broken down by nationality and religion.