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Prison Service: Manpower

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prison officers were employed in each prison by HM Prison Service on 31 December (a) 2005 and (b) 2006; and what the planned number of officers was in each case. (124826)

Information on the number of prison officers, senior officers and principal officers employed and the operational staffing requirement for every Prison Service establishment on 31 December 2005 and 2006 are contained in the following tables.

Number of prison officers, senior officers and principal officers employed and the operational staffing requirement for every Prison Service establishment on 31 December 2005 and 2006

31 December 2005

31 December 2006

Public sector establishments

Full-time equivalent staff in post

Operational staffing requirement

Full-time equivalent staff in post

Operational staffing requirement

Acklington

218

219

220

222

Albany

148

147

141

145

Ashwell

110

108

102

111

Askham Grange

30

30.6

29

30

Aylesbury

184

192

187

187

Bedford

144

149

140

153

Belmarsh

503

554

506

563

Birmingham

519

531

524

532

Blakenhurst

255

260

255

261

Blantyre House

32

33

31

33

Blundeston

148

150

147

148

Brinsford

235

240

226

238

Bristol

259

276

230

246

Brixton

242

243

221

243

Brockhill

98

96

75

82

Buckley Hall

113

118

105

103

Bullingdon

245

253

240

249

Bullwood Hall

79

90

73

83

Camp Hill

157

155

151

157

Canterbury

104

100

100

103

Cardiff

250

251

243

251

Castington

220

222

217

223

Channings Wood

170

165

161

162

Chelmsford

189

195

209

240

Coldingley

91

95

91

98

Cookham Wood/East Sutton Park

111

115

107

111

Dartmoor

167

166

159

167

Deerbolt

177

183

183

187

Dorchester

110

108

103

108

Dover

105

110

126

132

Downview

133

142

129

137

Drake Hall

90

89

82

86

Durham

311

311

317

330

Eastwood Park

144

154

148

153

Edmunds Hill

123

132

129

132

Elmley

259

257

212

205

Erlestoke

112

120

111

119

Everthorpe

166

157

172

172

Exeter

191

183

183

181

Featherstone

141

145

138

146

Feltham

427

446

418

439

Ford

62

64

63

66

Foston Hall

109

111

132

151

Frankland

583

596

557

602

Full Sutton

483

481

466

483

Garth

230

224

231

222

Gartree

182

191

206

216

Glen Parva

263

270

260

266

Gloucester

121

123

119

123

Grendon

159

162

148

161

Guys Marsh

131

142

136

141

Haslar

50

53

53

55

Haverigg

137

138

127

134

Hewell Grange

29

29

28

28

High Down

223

233

217

218

Highpoint

192

194

185

192

Hindley

223

236

217

226

Hollesley Bay

49

50

52

53

Holloway

281

276

261

275

Holme House

306

311

305

307

Hull

324

327

322

325

Huntercombe

167

169

161

168

Kingston

72

72

74

75

Kirkham

97

98

97

100

Kirklevington Grange

45

45

45

45

Lancaster

87

86

87

89

Lancaster Farms

243

248

247

245

Latchmere House

36

36

36

36

Leeds

407

406

397

403

Leicester

129

141

128

141

Lewes

168

167.5

160

168

Leyhill

71

72

69

74

Lincoln

199

195

189

195

Lindholme

216

218

225

226

Littlehey

157

162

158

160

Liverpool

439

432

419

430

Long Lartin

363

365

370

373

Low Newton

144

149

156

153

Maidstone

151

154

148

159

Manchester

495

516

494

524

Moorland

328

315

326

316

Morton Hall

113

117

115

117

New Hall

215

211

220

216

North Sea Camp

53

52

56

58

Northallerton

61

67

64

67

Norwich

236

238

221

236

Nottingham

212

223

214

228

Onley

189

215

185

211

Parkhurst

187

193

180

185

Pentonville

382

380

391

386

Portland

178

169

185

189

Preston

236

230

249

253

Ranby

279

276

261

272

Reading

117

121

114

117

Risley

285

294

282

293

Rochester

139

140

140

143

Send

81

81

76

83

Shepton Mallet

63

64

62

63

Shrewsbury

114

115

107

115

Stafford

162

153

156

160

Standford Hill

82

82

62

61

Stocken

151

155

149

156

Stoke Heath

247

249

230

243

Styal

187

186

187

190

Sudbury

66

68

68

67

Swaleside

248

251

213

207

Swansea

154

155

153

151

Swinfen Hall

202

212

206

210

The Mount

150

166

154

166

The Verne

116

107

103

107

Thorn Cross

114

114

121

127

Usk/Prescoed

94

90

93

91

Wakefield

404

377

408

443

Wandsworth

395

405

386

404

Warren Hill

152

152

147

151

Wayland

148

157

150

150

Wealstun

198

191

194

194

Weare

29

15

Closed

Closed

Wellingborough

179

181

176

179

Werrington

84

84

82

89

Wetherby

166

178

172

177

Whatton

146

165

198

202

Whitemoor

455

513

467

479

Winchester

214

211

206

214

Woodhill

442

459

433

463

Wormwood Scrubs

323

323

313

321

Wymott

256

260

243

257

Sheppey reducing reoffending (clustered services)

117

146

31 December 200531 December 2006

Contracted establishments

Employed

Profiled

Employed

Profiled

Altcourse

Ashfield

141

152

152

152

Bronzefield

163

160

164

160

Doncaster

249

259

250

256

Dovegate

240

248

244

268

Forest Bank

191

194

196

198

Lowdham Grange

167

169

162

161

Parc

296

308

295

296

Peterborough

266

255

263

274

Rye Hill

133

142

142

148

Wolds

94

92

101

101

Information has not been supplied by HMP Altcourse.