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Private Sector Prison Management

EDM number 1693 in 2010-12, proposed by Elfyn Llwyd on 31/03/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Prisons.

That this House condemns the announcement of the privatisation of the public sector prison at Birmingham and the privatisation of the new Featherstone 2 prison; rejects the assertion that Birmingham Prison is a failing institution and commends the expertise and commitment of its prison officers and staff; recognises the success of Birmingham Prison in the rehabilitation of offenders and therefore believes that this decision is ideologically driven; further notes that there is no evidence that the private sector is able to deliver a better or cheaper prison service and that the search for profit is an inappropriate motive in the incarceration of offenders; and therefore supports the Prison Officers Association in their campaign against private prisons and calls on the Government to reconsider this decision and keep these prisons in the public sector.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

Elfyn Llwyd31/03/2011Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruProposed
John McDonnell31/03/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Ian Lavery31/03/2011WansbeckLabourSeconded
Linda Riordan31/03/2011HalifaxLabourSeconded
John Cryer31/03/2011Leyton and WansteadLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn31/03/2011Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins31/03/2011Luton NorthLabourSigned
Katy Clark26/04/2011North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner10/05/2011BolsoverLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey10/05/2011West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
Tom Watson17/05/2011West Bromwich EastLabourSigned
Mike Wood23/05/2011Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Ian Davidson08/06/2011Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Michael Connarty15/06/2011Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned
John Mann12/07/2011BassetlawLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi20/07/2011Bolton South EastLabourSigned

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