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Wakefield Prison (Female Probation Officers)

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if female probation officers and psychologists at Wakefield prison have yet been issued with keys; if not, why not; and what action he proposes to take to ensure that keys are supplied to such persons.

The staff concerned have not yet been issued with keys because the local branch of the Prison Officers' Association has instructed its members not to do so; the matter is under discussion with the Prison Officers' Association at national level and it is hoped to reach an early conclusion.