National Statistics

Safety in custody quarterly update to December 2015

Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales.

Documents

Safety in custody quarterly bulletin: March 2016

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Safety in custody summary tables to March 2016

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Deaths in prison custody 1978 to 2015

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Self-harm in prison custody 2004 to 2015

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Assaults in prison custody 2000 to 2015

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Guide to Safety in Custody Statistics

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Details

Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales. This publication updates statistics on deaths to the end of March 2016 and assaults and self-harm up to December 2015.

The bulletin is released by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Pre-release list

Safety in Custody statistics is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:

MOJ

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation; Permanent Secretary; Director of Analytical Services; and relevant special advisors (x3), press officers (x5), and private secretaries (x7).

National Offender Management Service (NOMS)

Director General, NOMS; NOMS Executive Management Committee (x11); Deputy Director, Head of Performance and Analysis Group (PAG); Deputy Director, Equalities, Rights and Decency Group; Safer Custody Unit (x2); Suicide and Self-Harm Project Manager.

Published 28 April 2016