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Prison Officers

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the establishment of basic grade and other prison officers in each prison in England and Wales; and how many vacancies there are at the present time.

The following schedule gives the position at each prison service establishment:

Authorised strengthVacancies
Acklington14415
Albany29723
Aldington344
Appleton Thorn445
Ashford22018
Ashwell568
Askham Grange283
Aylesbury1148
Bedford124
Birmingham3376
Blantyre House404
Blundeston1161
Bristol2285
Brixton58656
Brockhill759
Buckley Hall392
Bullwood Hall8212
Camp Hill1744
Campsfield House322
Canterbury1476
Cardiff194
Channings Wood91
Chelmsford*14844
Coldingley15515
Cookham Wood355
Dartmoor202
Deerbolt Camp938
Dorchester79
Dover97
Drake Hall599
Durham371
East Sutton Park181
Eastwood Park464
Erlestoke776
Everthorpe902
Exeter197
Featherstone12212
Feltham15123
Finnamore Wood
Ford9111
Foston Hall26
Gartree26333
Gaynes Hall495
Glen Parva1216
Gloucester115
Grendon and Spring Hill15732
Guys Marsh503
Gringley/Hatfield671
Haslar31
Haverigg10412
Hewell Grange425
Hindley936
Hollesley Bay13912
Holloway173
Hull2679
Huntercombe636
Highpoint722
Kirkham61
Kirklevington403
Lancaster73
Latchmere House755
Leeds35012
Leicester21414
Lewes22237
Leyhill482
Lincoln206
Liverpool4029
Long Lartin31828
Lowdham Grange691
Low Newton84
Maidstone1845
Manchester3719
Medomsley32
Moor Court358
New Hall332
Northallerton737
Northeye7111
North Sea Camp563
Norwich199
Nottingham12116
Onley1358
Oxford1119
Parkhurst*35156
Pentonville32736
Portland140
Portsmouth (Kingston)653
Preston14111
Pucklechurch999
Ranby994
Reading68
Risley4601
Rochester1132
Rudgate543
Send385
Shepton Mallet716
Shrewsbury93
Stafford192
Stoke Heath1217
Standford Hill11420
Styal10226
Sudbury633
Swansea1212
Swinfen Hall794
Thorpe Arch RC566
Usk656
Verne98
Wakefield3748
Wandsworth34949
Wellingborough94
Werrington335
Wetherby50
Whatton734
Winchester241
Wormwood Scrubs47730
Wymott*19785
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