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star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff have (a) left and (b) joined the workforce in each privately-run prison in England and Wales in the most recent 12 month period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 226678 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p /> <p>Staff working at private prisons are employed by a number of providers, to deliver a range of services. These include, for example, probation services, education and healthcare, as well as custodial services. While each prison is managed by a main contracted provider, it is not possible to provide information covering workforce staff employed by all these providers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2015-03-16T17:32:35.923Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:32:35.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3972
unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
178338
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-06more like thismore than 2015-02-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers took sick leave in each privately run prison in England and Wales in each month since March 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 223708 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Although the contracted-out prisons submit staff sickness absence data to the National Offender Management Service for use in the prison rating system, this relates to all staff and does not provide a breakdown by grade, such as prison officer.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for average working days lost relating to total full-time equivalent staff in the contracted prisons for 2013-14 are published in the Excel document entitled ‘Prison rating system dataset 2013 to 2014’ at the following location: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314</a>. Please see in particular column BE of the sheet labelled ‘Data’.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for 2014-15 will be published on 30 July at the following web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that specific staffing arrangements and the management of sickness absence of staff in the contracted out prisons is the responsibility of the individual contractors and not Ministry of Justice (MoJ). However, MoJ closely monitors the performance of private prisons and we ensure appropriate numbers of staff are in place to deliver safe and secure regimes in every public and privately-run prison.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 223709 more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T17:33:00.407Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T17:33:00.407Z
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1453
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3972
unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
225920
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average starting salary is for prison officer grade staff in each privately-run prison in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 226677 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information on average starting salaries for Prison Custody Officers in privately-run prisons in England and Wales is given in the following table:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>HM Prison</p></td><td><p>Starting salary</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>(£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Altcourse</p></td><td><p>21,830</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ashfield</p></td><td><p>17,654</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>20,561</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bronzefield</p></td><td><p>23,108</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Doncaster</p></td><td><p>17,654</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dovegate</p></td><td><p>17,654</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Forest Bank</p></td><td><p>19,655</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lowdham Grange</p></td><td><p>17,654</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>19,655</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oakwood</p></td><td><p>20,677</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>19,655</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rye Hill</p></td><td><p>21,851</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Parc</p></td><td><p>21,429</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thameside</p></td><td><p>20,804</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2015-03-16T17:45:48.967Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:45:48.967Z
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1453
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3972
unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
225919
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many days' training on average new prison officers receive before starting work in each privately-run prison in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 226679 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-16more like thismore than 2015-03-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>On average each prison custody officer receives 45 days of training before commencing officer duties. The training given is approved by the Ministry of Justice and equates to that undertaken by new-entrant prison officers in the public sector. Candidates who do not complete the course satisfactorily will not be employed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2015-03-16T17:45:42.57Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-16T17:45:42.57Z
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1453
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3972
unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officer grade staff were employed in each private sector prison in (a) March and (b) June 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Dr Julian Huppert more like this
star this property uin 207881 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Ministry of Justice and National Offender Management Service do not hold this staffing information on prisons run by private contractors. However, the private contractors have been contacted with a request for this information. I do not have this at the current time, but when I do receive it, I will write to you again with further information.</p><p> </p><p>It is a basic expectation of all prisons that they manage their staffing levels so that they are safe and able to provide appropriate custodial and other services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2014-11-18T16:04:03.833Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T16:04:03.833Z
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1453
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3931
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Julian Huppert more like this
178337
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-06more like thismore than 2015-02-06
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many sick leave days were taken by prison officers in each privately-run prison in England and Wales in each month since March 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Darlington more like this
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Jenny Chapman more like this
star this property uin 223709 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
star this property answer text <p>Although the contracted-out prisons submit staff sickness absence data to the National Offender Management Service for use in the prison rating system, this relates to all staff and does not provide a breakdown by grade, such as prison officer.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for average working days lost relating to total full-time equivalent staff in the contracted prisons for 2013-14 are published in the Excel document entitled ‘Prison rating system dataset 2013 to 2014’ at the following location: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314</a>. Please see in particular column BE of the sheet labelled ‘Data’.</p><p> </p><p>Figures for 2014-15 will be published on 30 July at the following web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that specific staffing arrangements and the management of sickness absence of staff in the contracted out prisons is the responsibility of the individual contractors and not Ministry of Justice (MoJ). However, MoJ closely monitors the performance of private prisons and we ensure appropriate numbers of staff are in place to deliver safe and secure regimes in every public and privately-run prison.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 223708 more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T17:33:00.517Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T17:33:00.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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3972
unstar this property label Biography information for Jenny Chapman more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-21more like thismore than 2016-01-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, for what reasons the National Offender Management Service decided not to impose financial penalties on private prisons on each occasion when such penalties were applicable in the last five years; and what the value of those fines so foregone was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 23627 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-29more like thismore than 2016-02-29
star this property answer text <p>Performance points are accrued when a custodial service failure occurs. Charges are then applied when the total points exceeds the relevant performance baseline. A performance baseline is allowed in recognition of the complex operational nature of prisons where we know that there will be occasional incidents no matter how well the prison is run. This charge protocol is a longstanding practice in prison contracts.</p><p> </p><p>The performance points, and subsequent calculated charges, are signed off by all parties at the Quarterly Contract Review Meeting. Following this meeting, charge payable will, without exception, be collected by NOMS.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2016-02-29T11:05:36.353Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-29T11:05:36.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Private Sector remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what funds his Department allocated to contractors to manage each privately-run prison in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Dr Julian Huppert more like this
star this property uin 227750 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the annual expenditure for the contracted prisons for each of the last three financial years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 for which information is available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Prison</p></td><td><p>Operator</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>Direct Resource Expenditure (£000s)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2011-12 (restated)</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Altcourse</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>46,219</p></td><td><p>46,494</p></td><td><p>45,538</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ashfield</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>26,426</p></td><td><p>27,660</p></td><td><p>23,451</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>14,022</p></td><td><p>30,035</p></td><td><p>28,611</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bronzefield</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>27,629</p></td><td><p>28,873</p></td><td><p>29,871</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Doncaster</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>19,714</p></td><td><p>18,273</p></td><td><p>17,789</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dovegate</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>37,573</p></td><td><p>38,846</p></td><td><p>39,331</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Forest Bank</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>34,626</p></td><td><p>35,682</p></td><td><p>37,187</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lowdham Grange</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>26,063</p></td><td><p>27,478</p></td><td><p>28,128</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northumberland</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>11,352</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oakwood</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>n/a</p></td><td><p>24,800</p></td><td><p>19,473</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Parc</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>58,529</p></td><td><p>59,413</p></td><td><p>56,708</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Peterborough</p></td><td><p>Sodexo</p></td><td><p>32,418</p></td><td><p>33,085</p></td><td><p>34,133</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rye Hill</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>18,663</p></td><td><p>19,138</p></td><td><p>19,997</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thameside</p></td><td><p>Serco</p></td><td><p>143</p></td><td><p>27,561</p></td><td><p>31,027</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wolds</p></td><td><p>G4S</p></td><td><p>8,470</p></td><td><p>8,598</p></td><td><p>2,157</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>To note within the Table:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1. Birmingham transferred to the management of G4S on 1st October 2011</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2. Thameside became operational on 27th March 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3. Oakwood became operational on 24th April 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4. Wolds transferred to Public Sector management on 1st July 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5. Altcourse had Cabinet Office savings initiative from 2011 c £1m per year</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6. Altcourse had 96 Additional Prisoner Places (APP's) deactivated in Dec 2012 and 75 deactivated in April 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7. Forest Bank has a disinvestment of c £1m per year from July 2012</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8. Parc had 138 APP's deactivated in April 2013</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9. Oakwood had £7.2m of fixed costs included in 2012-13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10. Thameside became operational at the end of 2011-12 and &quot;ramp-up&quot; progressed through 2012-13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>11. Northumberland (merger of HMPs Acklington and Castington) transferred to the management of Sodexo in December 2013</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Expenditure between prisons and years is not directly comparable, as this may vary due to a number of factors, including inflation uplift, contract variations, new prisons becoming operational or prisons transferring between the public and private sector, and additional prison places being commissioned or decommissioned.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is committed to delivering prison capacity changes designed to modernise the prison estate and, where possible, reduce prison costs, whilst maintaining a high quality service.</p><p> </p><p>From the financial years 2009-10 to 2013-14 there was a real terms reduction of 17% in the overall average cost for each prisoner in England and Wales, with a reduction of 5% achieved during the last financial year 2013-14.</p><p> </p><p>The Department routinely publishes annual net resource expenditure for individual prisons in England and Wales each year alongside the management information addendums to the NOMS Annual Report and Accounts. The most recently published figures for financial year 2013-14, can be accessed by the following link:</p><p><a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201314</a></p><p> </p><p>The published expenditure figures for 2012-13, and restated figures for 2011-12 can be accessed by the following link:</p><p><a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics-201213</a></p><p> </p><p>Expenditure for financial year 2014-15 is not yet finalised and will be published in due course after the end of this financial period.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous remove filter
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less than 2015-03-20T14:51:45.487Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-20T14:51:45.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Julian Huppert more like this