Covid19 and Prisons

Latest news December 2020 from the Ministry of Justice and HM Prison and Probation Service about the prison responses to Covid-19 
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1st December 2020

HM Prison and Probation Service COVID-19 Summary table, week ending 23 November 2020 >>

HM Prison and Probation Service COVID-19 Statistics, October 2020 >>


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ALL SOCIAL VISITS FOR ADULT PRISONERS IN ENGLAND STOPPED

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Prison visits in England

National restrictions began in England on 5 November.

In response to these restrictions, adult social prison visits in England will be temporarily suspended from 5 November.

There may be exceptions for compassionate reasons which should be agreed in advance with the establishment prior to travel.

Visits to children will continue.

Official/legal visits will continue as necessary but will be done remotely where possible.

Please check with the prison for further details – from our Home Page select ‘PRISON ESTABLISHMENTS’ and select the prison you wish to view.

Prison visits in Wales

In response to restrictions in Wales, visits to adult Welsh prisons are temporarily suspended.

There may be exceptions for compassionate reasons which should be agreed in advance with the establishment prior to travel.

Visits to children (HMP Parc) will continue.

Please check with the prison for further details.


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