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Peterhead Prison

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many prison officers are employed at Peterhead prison; and what are the average weekly hours undertaken by the officers.

The number of members of the prison officer grade employed at Peterhead prison on 1 April 1985 was 226. They are conditioned to a 40-hour week and over the period 6 January to 2 March 1985 they worked an average of 11 hours overtime per week per officer.