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star this property date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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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 Prison Officers remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has set a target for the net number of prison officers to be employed in the prison service in the next (a) 12 months and (b) three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 139558 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
star this property answer text <p>I refer the honourable member to the answer to PQs 13<ins class="ministerial">7</ins>608-10, given on 27 April 2018.</p><p> </p><p>As we focus on making our jails safe and decent places to support rehabilitation between the end of October 2016 and the end of March 2018 we have increased prison officer numbers by 3,111, which is already significantly over our target of 2,500 additional staff by the end of December 2018. These recruitment efforts form part of a wider drive to ensure that all prisons are fully staffed so that they can deliver safe and decent regimes.</p> more like this
unstar 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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less than 2018-05-03T15:40:33.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-03T15:40:33.013Z
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less than 2018-05-04T10:29:29.963Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-04T10:29:29.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
846137
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Prison Officers 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, how much money was spent from the public purse on (a) hotels and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month from July to December 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 128832 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>Prison officers do a challenging and vital job to help protect the public and we are committed to making sure we have enough staff to deliver safe regimes in our prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Detached duty is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to cover resourcing pressures and ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons as well as being able to respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016 the former Secretary of State announced HMPPS would be recruiting an additional 2,500 prison officers by December 2018. Good progress is being made to hit this target, with 1,970 additional officers recruited by 31<sup>st</sup> December 2017. These new staff will reduce the need for Detached Duty.</p><p> </p><p>When there is a need to accommodate staff in hotels, we work hard to ensure the best possible value for money for the taxpayer and have controls in place to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>Where possible, bookings are for specifically timed trains and always in standard class to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>We are able to provide data on hotels and rail bookings made through Redfern Travel Ltd <strong>only</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>Please see table attached for data from 2013 – 2017.</p>
unstar 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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less than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.203Z
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less than 2018-03-05T19:13:14.573Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T19:13:14.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Table PQ 128831-128837.press cleared (002).xlsx more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
846139
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Prison Officers 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, how much money was spent from the public purse on (a) hotels and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month from July to December 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 128834 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>Prison officers do a challenging and vital job to help protect the public and we are committed to making sure we have enough staff to deliver safe regimes in our prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Detached duty is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to cover resourcing pressures and ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons as well as being able to respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016 the former Secretary of State announced HMPPS would be recruiting an additional 2,500 prison officers by December 2018. Good progress is being made to hit this target, with 1,970 additional officers recruited by 31<sup>st</sup> December 2017. These new staff will reduce the need for Detached Duty.</p><p> </p><p>When there is a need to accommodate staff in hotels, we work hard to ensure the best possible value for money for the taxpayer and have controls in place to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>Where possible, bookings are for specifically timed trains and always in standard class to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>We are able to provide data on hotels and rail bookings made through Redfern Travel Ltd <strong>only</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>Please see table attached for data from 2013 – 2017.</p>
unstar 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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less than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.563Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.563Z
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less than 2018-03-05T19:12:40.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T19:12:40.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Table PQ 128831-128837.press cleared (002).xlsx more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
846136
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Prison Officers 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, how much money was spent from the public purse on (a) hotels and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month from January to June 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 128831 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>Prison officers do a challenging and vital job to help protect the public and we are committed to making sure we have enough staff to deliver safe regimes in our prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Detached duty is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to cover resourcing pressures and ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons as well as being able to respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016 the former Secretary of State announced HMPPS would be recruiting an additional 2,500 prison officers by December 2018. Good progress is being made to hit this target, with 1,970 additional officers recruited by 31<sup>st</sup> December 2017. These new staff will reduce the need for Detached Duty.</p><p> </p><p>When there is a need to accommodate staff in hotels, we work hard to ensure the best possible value for money for the taxpayer and have controls in place to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>Where possible, bookings are for specifically timed trains and always in standard class to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>We are able to provide data on hotels and rail bookings made through Redfern Travel Ltd <strong>only</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>Please see table attached for data from 2013 – 2017.</p>
unstar 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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less than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.063Z
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less than 2018-03-05T19:13:23.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T19:13:23.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Table PQ 128831-128837.press cleared (002).xlsx more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
846138
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Prison Officers 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, how much money was spent from the public purse on (a) hotels and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month from January to June 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 128833 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>Prison officers do a challenging and vital job to help protect the public and we are committed to making sure we have enough staff to deliver safe regimes in our prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Detached duty is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to cover resourcing pressures and ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons as well as being able to respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016 the former Secretary of State announced HMPPS would be recruiting an additional 2,500 prison officers by December 2018. Good progress is being made to hit this target, with 1,970 additional officers recruited by 31<sup>st</sup> December 2017. These new staff will reduce the need for Detached Duty.</p><p> </p><p>When there is a need to accommodate staff in hotels, we work hard to ensure the best possible value for money for the taxpayer and have controls in place to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>Where possible, bookings are for specifically timed trains and always in standard class to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>We are able to provide data on hotels and rail bookings made through Redfern Travel Ltd <strong>only</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>Please see table attached for data from 2013 – 2017.</p>
unstar 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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less than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.313Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.313Z
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less than 2018-03-05T19:13:03.893Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T19:13:03.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Table PQ 128831-128837.press cleared (002).xlsx more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
846140
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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 Prison Officers 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, how much money was spent from the public purse on (a) hotels and (b) other expenses for prison officers on detached duty in each month from January to June 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 128835 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>Prison officers do a challenging and vital job to help protect the public and we are committed to making sure we have enough staff to deliver safe regimes in our prisons.</p><p> </p><p>Detached duty is one of the sensible and proportionate measures we take to cover resourcing pressures and ensure we run safe and decent regimes in prisons as well as being able to respond appropriately to any operational issues that arise.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016 the former Secretary of State announced HMPPS would be recruiting an additional 2,500 prison officers by December 2018. Good progress is being made to hit this target, with 1,970 additional officers recruited by 31<sup>st</sup> December 2017. These new staff will reduce the need for Detached Duty.</p><p> </p><p>When there is a need to accommodate staff in hotels, we work hard to ensure the best possible value for money for the taxpayer and have controls in place to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>Where possible, bookings are for specifically timed trains and always in standard class to help keep costs to a minimum.</p><p> </p><p>We are able to provide data on hotels and rail bookings made through Redfern Travel Ltd <strong>only</strong>.</p><p> </p><p>Please see table attached for data from 2013 – 2017.</p>
unstar 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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less than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:36:01.83Z
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less than 2018-03-05T19:12:20.92Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T19:12:20.92Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name Table PQ 128831-128837.press cleared (002).xlsx more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-29more like thismore than 2016-11-29
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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 Prison Officers 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, with reference to paragraph 5.17 of the Autumn Statement 2016, how many of the additional prison staff paid for by the £500 million of extra funding to enable the recruitment of 2,500 extra prison officers and wider reforms will be (a) Band 3 to 5 Officers, (b) Operational Support Grade officers and (c) other grades. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 55488 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The Justice Secretary announced major reforms to the prison system in the Prison Safety and Reform White Paper published on 3 November, to cut reoffending and help reduce crime.</p><p>As part of these reforms, we are going to empower governors, giving them the freedom to drive forward reform. That is why from April 2017, we are giving governors the power and budget to determine how their prisons are run. This includes governors having the authority to do their own workforce planning, decide what staffing structures best meets their local needs and deciding how to deploy extra staff in prisons.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2016-12-16T18:11:58.437Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T18:11:58.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-22more like thismore than 2016-11-22
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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 Prison Officers 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, with reference to her oral contribution of 15 November 2016, Official Report, column 131, what her policy is on the introduction of a programme to re-recruit prison officers who have recently left the service on temporary contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 54359 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 2016-12-16more like thismore than 2016-12-16
star this property answer text <p>We currently offer permanent flexible contracts to ex-prison officers under the HMPS Reserve Scheme which was established in November 2015. This was preceded by a Fixed-Term Contract project to recruit ex-officers which ran between 2014 and 2015.</p><p>Under the HMPS Reserve Scheme, we offer a permanent flexible contract to prison officers who have left voluntarily within the preceding 2 years. These staff will work flexibly to meet the needs of the estate. This helps to support the current operational workforce across the estate and to complement existing methods for meeting the staffing needs of prisons around the country.</p><p>HMPS Reserve staff provide a valuable flexible resource for NOMS by supporting prison regimes. Former prison officers can also request to be re-employed. Under the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles we can re appoint those who have left within the last 5 years.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2016-12-16T18:15:35.497Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-16T18:15:35.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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 Prison Officers 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, with reference to Annex A of the written evidence of the Chief Executive of the HM Prison and Probation Service of 21 December 2018 to the Justice Committee inquiry on HMP Birmingham, what the ratio of operational capacity to full-time equivalent band three prison officers at (a) HMP Birmingham and (b) all listed comparator prisons was in November 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 219510 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The operational capacity of all prisons in England and Wales is provided monthly as part of the regularly published Prison Population statistics. A breakdown of staffing at various grades by establishment is provided as part of the Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service workforce statistics which are published quarterly. This information can be found at the following links;</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-population-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-population-statistics</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-offender-management-service-workforce-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-offender-management-service-workforce-statistics</a></p><p> </p><p>Privately-run prisons have different grading systems from public sector establishments. The table below displays the number of Prison Custody Officers (PCOs) at HMP Birmingham and HMP Forest Bank that were included as part of the written evidence of the Chief Executive of HMPPS of 21 December 2018. The other figures in the table represent the number of funded PCO posts at HMP Peterborough and for HMP Birmingham. HM Prison and Probation workforce statistics are not published for privately managed prisons. The Ministry of Justice does not hold staffing numbers or specific points in time, and it is the responsibility of the Contractor to determine and maintain the number of staff necessary to discharge the requirements of the contract and ensure that staff are sufficiently trained to undertake their duties.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Prison</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Nov 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Dec 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Aug 2018</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Nov 2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Birmingham</strong></p></td><td><p>292.47</p></td><td><p>277.87</p></td><td><p>329</p></td><td><p>296.89</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Peterborough</strong></p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>333.50</p></td><td><p>333.50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Forest Bank</strong></p></td><td><p>211</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The table below shows full-time equivalent band three prison officers for November 2016 at the comparator listed prisons from the written evidence of the Chief Executive of the HM Prison and Probation Service of 21 December 2018.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Bullingdon</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Hewell</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Leeds</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Liverpool</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>149</p></td><td><p>169</p></td><td><p>175</p></td><td><p>188</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Nottingham</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Pentonville</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Wandsworth</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Wormwood Scrubs</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>160</p></td><td><p>224</p></td><td><p>219</p></td><td><p>209</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The following table shows the operational capacity at the requested prisons.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Prison</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Nov 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Dec 2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Aug 2018</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Nov 2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Birmingham</strong></p></td><td><p>1,475</p></td><td><p>917</p></td><td><p>1,250</p></td><td><p>1,028</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Bullingdon</strong></p></td><td><p>1,114</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Forest Bank</strong></p></td><td><p>1,460</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Hewell</strong></p></td><td><p>1,279</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Leeds</strong></p></td><td><p>1,212</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Liverpool</strong></p></td><td><p>1,246</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Pentonville</strong></p></td><td><p>1,310</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Peterborough</strong></p></td><td><p>1,312</p></td><td><p>1,312</p></td><td><p>1,240</p></td><td><p>1,240</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Wandsworth</strong></p></td><td><p>1,628</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> Wormwood Scrubs</strong></p></td><td><p>1,279</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Operators of privately managed prisons are required to deliver sufficient recruitment and training of staff to ensure they maintain a safe, decent and secure prison as per their contractual obligation. The performance of all providers continues to be robustly managed. We will not hesitate to take action if and when standards fall short.</p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has plans to increase the number of prison officers above the levels as outlined in HM Prison and Probation Service workforce quarterly: June 2019; and what his Department's target is for the number of prison officers to be in post by 30 June 2020. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Our hard-working officers play a crucial role in keeping prisons safe and transforming offenders’ lives, and ultimately make sure the public is protected. We have recruited more than 4,700 additional prison officers since October 2016 and staffing levels are now at their highest since 2012. We will continue to recruit officers to ensure safe and decent prisons.</p> more like this
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