Prisoners' Release: Coronavirus

Ministry of Justice written question – answered am ar 12 Mai 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Corston Baroness Corston Llafur

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pregnant women have been released from prison during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo of Lord Keen of Elie Lord Keen of Elie The Advocate-General for Scotland, Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)

On 31 March, this government announced that pregnant women and prisoners living on Mother and Baby Units will be considered for Release on Temporary licence on compassionate grounds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of Friday 1 May, 21 pregnant women and prisoners with babies in custody have been released.

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