Political News Updates

15.06.2014

Prisoners: Risk Assessment

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many risk assessments on prisoners were carried out by (a) fully-qualified forensic psychologists and (b) trainee psychologists in each of the last three years. [200108]

Jeremy Wright: The numbers of risk assessments carried out by psychologists has not routinely been recorded over the last three years; obtaining these figures would require psychology teams to review their paper and electronic records for that period for the entire service, incurring disproportionate cost in the process.