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HMP La Moye education programmes and meals (FOI)

HMP La Moye education programmes and meals (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 04 November 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


My request is in relation to La Moye prison. Could you please provide me with:


What food is available in the prison canteen for inmates


What education programmes are currently in place, and what extra ones (if any) are being planned for the future


How many instances of drug confiscations there have been in the last 12 months, and what drugs were confiscated


How many assaults on staff there have been in the last 12 months and what action was taken



A list of food groups available in the Canteen is attached below:

List of Canteen Foods

As well as food prisoners are able to purchase a wide selection of toiletries, protein supplements, batteries, various gym equipment and phone credit.


The attachment below shows the education programmes available:

Education Programmes

Please note there are a number of courses that are / will be piloted and these are annotated on the list.


In 2018 there was one instance – Drug confiscated was Cannabis

In 2019 there were two instances – Drugs confiscated one x Cannabis and one x Subutex (Buprenorphine)

A full list of items confiscated during 2018 and up to July 2019 have been reported in a previous Freedom of Information response which can be viewed at the following link:

HMP La Moye property confiscations (FOI)


In the last 12 months, there has been one assault on staff and this is currently the subject of an ongoing police investigation.

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