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Community Sentences

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to increase public awareness of community sentences. (263760)

The Government are committed to increasing public visibility of community sentences, particularly Community Payback, through involving communities in selection of projects and offenders wearing high visibility community payback vests.

The Justice Seen, Justice Done campaign which launched on 3 March, will further raise awareness of Community Payback and the policing pledge.