Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation

Jeremy Wright MP

Biography

Jeremy Wright is the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice. He is the Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam.

Education

Jeremy studied at the Inns of Court School of Law and was called to the bar in 1996, specialising in criminal law (both prosecution and defence).

Career

He served as a member of the Justice Committee and founded the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia in 2007. He was made an Opposition Whip in 2007 and became a Government Whip in 2010.

Personal life

Jeremy is married with a daughter and a son.

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation

Responsibilities include:

  • transforming rehabilitation
  • prisons and probation
  • youth justice
  • sentencing policy

Policies

under the responsibility of Jeremy Wright MP as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation

  1. Making the Administrative Justice and Tribunals system more effective

    • 27 January 2014
  2. Making the family justice system more effective

    • 14 June 2013
  3. Making sentencing more effective

    • 15 May 2013
  4. Helping and supporting victims of crime

    • 15 May 2013

Announcements

by Jeremy Wright MP

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  1. Change in function for two prisons to help create a fit for purpose prison estate

    • 14 March 2014
    • Press release
  2. Prison Service Pay Review Body reports on prison pay

    • 13 March 2014
    • News story
  3. Further funding boosts voluntary sector support

    • 10 March 2014
    • Press release
  4. Important milestone for critical probation reforms

    • 17 January 2014
    • Press release
  5. SMEs to play key role in new prison construction

    • 15 January 2014
    • Press release
  6. Stephen Crabb MP joins Prisons Minister on visit to Parc Prison

    • 15 November 2013
    • Press release
  7. Director of new National Probation Service announced

    • 15 October 2013
    • Press release
  8. National Probation Service appointments announced

    • 9 August 2013
    • Press release
  9. £150,000 grant for third sector as they bid for rehabilitation contracts

    • 5 July 2013
    • Press release
  10. Offender mentor hub launched

    • 12 June 2013
    • Press release

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