HC Deb 18 May 2004 vol 421 c925W
Mr. Oaten

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills which contract holders for prison education have advised his Department that they do not wish to provide services beyond the lifetime of the current contract. [172422]

Mr. Ivan Lewis

To date neither HM Prison Service nor DfES has received any communication from existing contractors to advise of their intention not to an accept offer to extend their contract(s).