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Parole: Women And Prediction Scores

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 30 October 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether "prediction scores" have been worked out for women, on the lines of the calculation for men described in Home Office Research Study No. 38.

No. The numbers of women found unsuitable for parole by local review committees are not sufficiently large to require the use of this device. All such cases are referred to the Parole Board.