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Prison Service: Vacancies

Volume 457: debated on Tuesday 6 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many vacancies there are within the Prison Service. (125330)

The latest available information shows that there was a shortfall against planned posts in the Prison Service (including contracted establishments) of 1,678 on 31 December 2006. This represents approximately 3 per cent. of planned posts.