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Letter from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women in the Penal System to the Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland, calling on the government to release more women from prison during the coronavirus pandemic and the response to the letter

20 May 2020

“We urge the Ministry of Justice to act swiftly to release mothers and mothers-to-be in prison who are eligible immediately. In addition, women eligible for end of custody release and who meet the criteria for compassionate release on licence should also be enabled to return to the community.”

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And the response to the letter

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