The report is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Key findings this month
The request is for the charity Brighton Oasis Project (BOP) looking at those offenders who have been through their Drug Rehabilitation Requirement (DRR) programme. The DRR programme is a community-based sentencing option for female offenders with substance misuse problems, and is delivered in partnership with Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust (SSPT). The study showed inconclusive results in the one-year proven re-offending rate.
Update on the Justice Data Lab service
The Justice Data Lab team have now brought the second quarter of 2014 re-offending data into the service. It is now possible for an organisation to submit information on the individuals it was working with up to the end of June 2014, in addition to during the years 2002 to 2013.
The bulletin is produced and handled by the Ministry’s analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons: Ministry of Justice Secretary of State, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State - Minister for Prisons, Probation and Rehabilitation, Minister of State for Civil Justice (Lords Minister), Permanent Secretary, Director General of Strategy and Change, 7 Policy Advisers for reducing re-offending and rehabilitation policy, and 2 special advisors, 3 press officers, and 5 private secretaries.