Question: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure women released from prison are (1) supported by the Ministry of Justice’s temporary accommodation service,
My Lords, 41% of children in prisons are from the BAME community, and a large number of them are Muslims. About 15% of prisoners are Muslims, and in London, the figure is 27%. Some of those Muslims
Lord Sheikh: My Lords, what is being done to arrange for halal meat to be served to Muslim prisoners? The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally): There is a halal option for all
My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Carlile, for securing this debate. The growing prison population and further increases in the number of offenders who return to custody are complex issues that
Lord Sheikh spoke in the debate on the response to the Howard League’s Commission on English Prisons Today. Click here to view his
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: Whether there is evidence that radicalisation is occurring among Muslim prisoners and, if so, what action has been taken to reduce its incidence.
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: Which prison establishments in England and Wales do not have a full-time Imam as part of the chaplaincy; and what are their plans to improve