Transgender Sexual Offenders

2016-20 UK Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Freedom of Information Responses to Clare B Dimyon MBE [LGBT]

2016-17 (BBC)

MOJ Ref 191003-008

30 Oct 2019

2017-18

MOJ Ref 200827-019

25 Sept 2020

2018-19

MOJ Ref 191105-030

17 Dec 2019

MOJ FOI Responses: Transgender Sexual Offenders (England & Wales)

2019-20 Clare B Dimyon MOJ_FOI-Ref-201023-024 (12 Nov 2020) NIL DUE TO COVID - data collection due end March 2021

2018-19 Clare B Dimyon MOJ_FOI-Ref_191105-030 (17 Dec 2019)

2017-18 Clare B Dimyon MOJ_FOI-Ref-200827-019 (25 Sept 2020)

2016-17 Clare B Dimyon MOJ_FOI-Ref-191003-008 (30 Oct 2019) - to establish what the BBC had asked

2016-17 BBC Surreality Check Part 1 (Jan 2018) BBC_MOJ_FOI-Ref_180112-005 i) Transgender Sexual Offenders ii) No. of Sexual Offences convicted for

Part 2 (May 2018) BBC_MOJ_FOI-Ref_180427-014 iii) Breakdown of types of Sexual Offence

2015-16 Clare B Dimyon MOJ FOI-Ref 201023-024 (12 Nov 2020)

2016-17 Key MOJ Transgender Statistics: BBC Surreality Check How many sexually offending transgender inmates are there? (13 Aug 2018)

Part 1: BBC_MOJ_FOI-Ref_180112-005 Sexual Offenders & Offences (Jan 2018) Part 2: BBC_MOJ_FOI-Ref_180427-014 (May 2018)

[checked by CBD_MOJ_FOI-Ref-191003-008 (30 Oct 2019) (below)

  • 60 transgender sexual offenders, sentenced ie convicted of one or more sexual offences (& serving a custodial sentences)

  • 94 sexual offences

  • 32 (27 rape & 5 attempted rape (BBC sneaked in at end of sentence) - crimes of definitively male genitalia in all UK jurisdictions incl. England & Wales

HMPPS Offender Equality Report: 125 "Transgender" offenders (MOJ definition) - excluding transgender offenders with GRCs

23 self-describing "gender as female" | 99 self-describing "gender as male" | 3 did not state (DNS)

Sources available below.

2016-2020 HMPPS Offender Equality Reports

2018-19 HMPPS Offender Equality Report (28 Nov 2019)

  • 163 total of "transgender" offenders - excluding transgender offenders who have GRCs

  • 32 self-describing as "legal gender - female"

  • 129 self-describing as "legal gender" - male

  • 2 DNS - did not state

2017-18 HMPPS Offender Equality Report (29 Nov 2018)

  • 139 total of "transgender" offenders - excluding transgender offenders who have GRCs

  • 23 self-describing "legal gender as female" - in absence of GRC biological sex?

  • 111 self-describing as "legal gender as male" - in absence of GRC biological sex?

  • 5 did not state - dns

2016-17 HMPPS Offender Equality Report (30 Nov 2017)

  • 125 total of "transgender" offenders - excluding transgender offenders who have GRCs

  • 23 self-describing "legal gender as female" - in absence of GRC that would be biological sex?

  • 99 self-describing as "legal gender as male" - in absence of GRC that would be biological sex?

  • 3 did not state - dns

"Female" and "male" are descriptors of biological sex & "f" comes before "m" in the alphabet!