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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Standards more like this
unstar 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 often HMPPS Controllers are required to submit written updates on their establishments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 205274 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The controller at each privately managed prison has regular review meetings with the contractor against a range of performance indicators that will reflect numbers of staff in post, recruitment, training, sickness, and attrition. Any concerns in relation to these performance indicators, including concerns about staffing levels to delivery an appropriate standard, are discussed at these meetings. Where action is needed, progress is monitored by the Controller and escalated within HMPPS where appropriate action can be taken in accordance with the contract. Controllers submit contractual performance information monthly on the contract that the provider operates. Controllers report to a Senior Contract Manager and are supported by Commercial Contract Managers.</p><p> </p><p>As we have previously stated all staffing matters, including the responsibility for ensuring the availability of sufficiently trained and experienced staff to maintain safe and decent prisons, lies with Contractors. There is no requirement in the contracts to agree staffing levels with the Ministry of Justice and as a consequence the controller is not responsible for staffing levels in the contract that the provider operates.</p><p> </p><p>Private providers continue to play an important role in the prison estate and I can assure you that performance of all providers is closely monitored and we will not hesitate to take action where standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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205275 more like this
205276 remove filter
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less than 2019-01-14T17:38:32.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:38:32.133Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this
1035032
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Staff more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 reports HMPPS Controllers are required to submit regarding staffing levels at their establishments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 205275 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The controller at each privately managed prison has regular review meetings with the contractor against a range of performance indicators that will reflect numbers of staff in post, recruitment, training, sickness, and attrition. Any concerns in relation to these performance indicators, including concerns about staffing levels to delivery an appropriate standard, are discussed at these meetings. Where action is needed, progress is monitored by the Controller and escalated within HMPPS where appropriate action can be taken in accordance with the contract. Controllers submit contractual performance information monthly on the contract that the provider operates. Controllers report to a Senior Contract Manager and are supported by Commercial Contract Managers.</p><p> </p><p>As we have previously stated all staffing matters, including the responsibility for ensuring the availability of sufficiently trained and experienced staff to maintain safe and decent prisons, lies with Contractors. There is no requirement in the contracts to agree staffing levels with the Ministry of Justice and as a consequence the controller is not responsible for staffing levels in the contract that the provider operates.</p><p> </p><p>Private providers continue to play an important role in the prison estate and I can assure you that performance of all providers is closely monitored and we will not hesitate to take action where standards fall short.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
205274 more like this
205276 remove filter
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less than 2019-01-14T17:38:32.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:38:32.197Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this