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Young Offender Institutions: Personal Officers

Volume 690: debated on Wednesday 14 March 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What steps they are taking to ensure the role of personal officer in young offender institutions is effectively implemented. [HL2458]

All young offender institutions operate a personal officer scheme. A key audit baseline requires that prisoners have support from a specified member of staff for advice and guidance, and help with personal problems.