Guidance

Guidance for Parole Board members on the consideration of allegations which have been made against a prisoner.

The Parole Board has published guidance for its members on the consideration of allegations which have been made against a prisoner.

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Guidance for Parole Board members on the consideration of allegations which have been made against a prisoner

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The Parole Board has published guidance for its members on the consideration of allegations which have been made against a prisoner.

The guidance has been produced in keeping with the Parole Board’s strategic commitment to provide its members with further guidance and support on how to fairly handle allegations of unconvicted offending.

It will support quality and consistency in decision making and has been produced in consultation with members of the Parole Board, including a High Court Judge and lawyers. The guidance contains sections on relevance, findings of fact, making an assessment of the level of concern, and giving reasons.

Published 11 April 2019