This publication reports on the Justice Data Lab requests received in the 15 months between the launch of the Justice Data Lab on the 2 April 2013, and 31 July 2014. During this period there were 142 requests for reoffending information through the Justice Data Lab.
This month, 55 analyses have been completed which assess the effectiveness of round 1 of the National Offender Management Service Co-Financing (NOMS CFO) programme in 2011. NOMS CFO service providers work with offenders in prison and the community, to help them access mainstream services, with the aim of gaining skills and employment. This initiative is funded in partnership with the European Social Fund (ESF). These 55 analyses are covered within 3 reports.
The bulletin is produced and handled by MOJ’s analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons: MOJ Secretary of State, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Permanent Secretary, Director of Sentencing and Rehabilitation Policy unit, relevant policy advisers for reducing reoffending (2 persons in total), policy advisers for the Transforming Rehabilitation Programme, and relevant press officers and special advisers.
The report is released by MOJ and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
For further information about the Justice Data Lab, please refer to the following guidance on the Justice website.