British Prisons

Religious books permitted during cellular confinement


House of Lords


Written Answers, 19 November 1998


Lord Avebury
 asked Her Majesty's Government:

"Whether they will give a list of the books approved by the Secretary of State underPrison Rule 16, as available for prisoners undergoing cellular confinement." (HL3873)


Lord Williams of Mostyn
:


"The following books are approved by the Secretary of State under Prison Rule 16:

Church of England

Holy   Bible Authorised Version

 

Holy   Bible Good News

 

Alternative   Service Book

 

Morning   and Evening Prayer And Order for the Holy Communion

 

Mission   Praise: Words Only

 

Mission   Praise: Music Only

Roman Catholic

Simple   Prayer Book

 

Shorter   Morning and Evening Prayer from the Divine Office

 

New   Jerusalem Pocket Bible

 

Celebrational   Hymnal for Everyone: Music Version Volume 1

 

Celebrational   Hymnal for Everyone: Music Version Volume 2

 

Celebrational   Hymnal for Everyone: Words Only

Methodist

Sunday   Services

 

Hymns   and Psalms A Methodist and Ecumenical Hymn Book: Music Only

 

Hymns   and Psalms A Methodist and Ecumenical Hymn Book: Words Only

Sikh

Sacred   Nit Nem

Hindu

Bhagavad   Gila

Muslim

The   Meaning of the Glorious Koran/Quran

 

The   Holy Koran/Quran

Buddhist

Buddha   Daily Readings

Jewish

Tanekh   - The Holy Scriptures

 

Authorised   Daily Prayer Book

Christian

Where   Are You Going: (On the right track with Jesus)

 

Inside   Faith

 

What's   The Point?

 

Discovering   Prayer

 

God   Help Us


"Other books not shown on the list may be issued under Standing Order 7A 26, which allows prisoners to have in their possession religious or devotional books or periodicals made available
 through a chaplain or visiting minister."