Deaf Prisoners.

Mr Jones made this Freedom of Information request to HM Prison Service

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From: Mr Jones

Dear HM Prison Service,

Please could you provide the following information:

1. How many prisoners in the UK are deaf?

2. Where and in what numbers are these deaf prisoners held?

3. What, if any, policies and/or procedures does HM Prison service
have in respect of the treatment of deaf prisoners?

4. What policy/procedures, if any, does HM Prison Service have in
respect of:

a) Keeping deaf prisoners safe from physical and psychological
b) Effective communication with deaf prisoners?
c) Ensuring deaf prisoners are fully included in all prison
d) Ensuring equality of ability to communicate with family and
legal representatives?

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Jones

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From: Mr Jones

Dear HM Prison Service,

By law, the authority should normally have responded promptly and
by 31 May 2011.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Jones

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From: Bearwish, David [NOMS]

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Mr Jones,

Apologies - response sent on 27/5/11 was not sent to the full address

Hope this finds you well.

David Bearwish
Business & Budget Manager to
Chris Barnett-Page
Acting Head of Equalities Group

Equalities Group:
3.16 Clive House
70 Petty France
Tel: 0300 047 5269

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