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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems

Inquiry

This inquiry looked at the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on prisons, probation services, court systems and legal professions.

Read the key points in an interactive summary of our four reports on the impact of coronavirus on the justice system.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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4th Report - Coronavirus (Covid-19): The impact on prisons
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
HC 299
Report
Response to this report
8th Special Report - Coronavirus (Covid-19): The impact on prisons: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2019–21
HC 1065
Special Report
8th Special Report - Coronavirus (Covid-19): The impact on prisons: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2019–21
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
HC 1065
Special Report
7th Special Report - Court and Tribunal reforms: Further Government response to the Committee’s Second Report of Session 2019 and Coronavirus (Covid-19): The impact on courts: Government response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2019–21
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
HC 1008
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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19 January 2021
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
Witnesses Charlie Taylor (Chief Inspector at HM Inspectorate of Prisons), Justin Russell (Chief Inspector at HM Inspectorate of Probation), Kevin McGinty (Chief Inspector at HM Inspectorate of Crown Prosecution Service), and Sir Thomas Winsor (Chief Inspector at HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services)
Oral Evidence
23 June 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
Witnesses Sir Robert Buckland (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice), Susan Acland-Hood (Chief Executive at HM Courts and Tribunals Service), and Dr Jo Farrar (Chief Executive at HM Prison and Probation Service)
Oral Evidence
22 May 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
Witnesses Rt Hon The Lord Burnett of Maldon (Lord Chief Justice at Judiciary of England and Wales)
Oral Evidence

Written evidence

No written evidence published.

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