Topic: House of Assembly, Prisons, Statutory Bodies | Posted By: aphillip
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 12:13pm
Territorial Member Honourable Neville A. Smith handed over a cheque of $1,500.00 to Superintendent of Prison Mr. Verne Garde to assist in financing the Restorative Justice Programme at Her Majesty’s Prison.
We are happy to report that following the approval of the National Security Council, the remaining 10 inmates have returned safely to the Territory, today September 6, to continue serving their sentences at Her Majesty’s Prison Balsam Ghut following their temporary relocation to St. Lucia due to damage sustained to the prison facility caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Following the approval of the National Security Council, a number of inmates have returned to the Territory, today 16 August, to continue their sentences in HM Prison Balsam Ghut following their temporary relocation to St. Lucia following the damage to the facility caused by Hurricane Irma last year.
Topic: Internal Security (Police), International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre), Prisons | Posted By: DSmith
Monday, 11 June 2018 - 5:58pm
Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and Her Majesty’s Prison were recognised and presented with long service medals at the official celebration of the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.
Madam Speaker thank you for allowing me to give an update on the rehabilitation programme at Her Majesty’s Prison with specific reference to the education programme. Madam Speaker in 2013 I issued a mandate for rehabilitation to become the core of activities at Her Majesty’s Prison as we seek to reduce repeat offending as well as prepare inmates to be in a position to reintegrate into the community.