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17 January 2024 - Prisons in Wales - Oral evidence

Committee Welsh Affairs Committee
Inquiry Prisons in Wales

Wednesday 17 January 2024

Start times: 9:30am (private) 10:00am (public)


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MPs to start taking evidence on the prison estate in Wales

The Welsh Affairs Committee will hold its first evidence session exploring ‘Prisons in Wales’, seeking to better understand the Welsh prison estate and the experience of third sector organisations working with and within prisons.

Meeting details

At 10:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Prisons in Wales
Lecturer in the Welsh Criminal Justice System at Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
National Executive Committee Representative for North Wales at Prison Officers Association
At 11:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Prisons in Wales
Senior Development Officer for Wales at Clinks
Head of Prisons and Participation at Women in Prison

Across two panels, MPs will have the opportunity to explore the impact of the rising number of people being held in prisons across Wales, the physical infrastructure of the Welsh prison estate and the experiences of prisons officers. Among other issues, they will likely discuss the impact of covid-19 on prisons and prisoners and the experience of Welsh women in English prisons.

Location

Room 8, Palace of Westminster

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