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Prison Service Staff

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of senior operational managers in the Prison Service are from ethnic minority groups. (129974)

Information is available for all public sector prisons and seven of the 11 private establishments. Together the Prison Service employs 341 senior operational managers, of whom eight (2.3 per cent.) are recorded as black and minority ethnic (BME). The base total includes two people who declined to state their ethnicity.