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Life Imprisonment: Mentally Disturbed Offenders

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners sentenced to whole life tariffs are held in secure NHS premises. (273818)

Fewer than five1 prisoners sentenced to whole life tariffs are currently detained in secure hospitals.

1 We have withheld exact numbers because to provide the information at this level could identify individuals.