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|20 Jul 2017, 4:57 p.m.||Sex Offender Treatment Programme||David Hanson|
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his Department's report, Impact evaluation of the prison-based Core Sex Offender Treatment Programme, published on 30 June 2017, when the decision was made to halt that programme.
Answer (Mr Sam Gyimah)
The HM Prison and Probation Service Executive Committee took the operational decision to cease delivery of the Core and Extended Sex Offender Treatment Programmes and accelerate transition to the Horizon and Kaizen programmes in February 2017 following receipt of the peer reviewed evaluation report and advice from the independent Correctional Services Accreditation and Advisory Panel.