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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Prisoners Education Trust

  • Income

    £2.5M

  • Spending

    £1.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1084718 Company no. 4132595

Contact details

Public address

  • Prisoners Education Trust, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR

Aims & activities

PET supports prisoners to transform their lives through learning. We do this by providing distance learning courses, advice and support in subjects and levels not available in prisons. PET also promotes and argues the case for prisoner education, supports learning communities for prisoners and ex-prisoners, and carries out research informed by prisoner learners, to improve policies and practice.

What the charity does

  • Education/training

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£2.5M

Expenditure:

£1.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £18.8K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.9M Other assets
  • £159.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

64%
8%
28%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PERSONS WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN IN CUSTODY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE CHANNEL ISLANDS OR THE ISLE OF MAN TOGETHER REFERRED TO HEREAFTER IN THIS MEMORANDUM AS THE UNITED KINGDOM BY: I) PROVIDING FUNDING TOWARDS THE COST OF SUITABLE EDUCATIONAL COURSES AND TRAINING, IN PARTICULAR DISTANCE LEARNING, FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS IN CUSTODY IN A PRISON OR SIMILAR INSTITUTION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, OR WHO HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM CUSTODY IN SUCH PRISON OR SIMILAR INSTITUTION, WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED TO THE TRUSTEES A SUFFICIENT NEED FOR SUCH A COURSE AND WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR ALL OR PART OF THE COST THEREOF; II) PROVIDING SUITABLE TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER MATERIALS TO PURSUE A COURSE OR TRAINING APPROVED BY THE TRUSTEES; III) PROVIDING TO ANYONE IN CUSTODY OR WHO HAS BEEN IN CUSTODY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO PAY FOR THE SAME, SUITABLE ART AND CRAFT MATERIALS

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 29TH DECEMBER 2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION 18 JANUARY 2006. AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 04/06/2015

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 19 Employees
  • 50 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Philip Deer None on record
Geoffrey Wolfson None on record
Emily Milburn None on record
Hilary Janet Cross Encompass - The Daniel Braden Reconciliation Trust Up-to-date
Catherine Mary Dawkins None on record
Patrick Diamond Warren House Group At Dartington Up-to-date
Mark Welsh None on record
Simon Scott None on record
Elisabeth Sian Davies (Chair) None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales