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National Offender Management Service: Manpower

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 17 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many full-time equivalent staff are employed by (a) the National Offender Management Service, (b) the National Probation Service and (c) HM Prison Service. (179367)

The last published figures were as at 31 December 2006 and showed that there were 21,370.98 full-time equivalent staff in post in the national probation service. Updated figures covering Quarter 4 2006-07 (1 January 2007 to 31 March 2007) and Quarter 1 2007-08 (1 April 2007 to 30 June 2007) are currently being validated and will be published shortly in issue 13 of the Workforce Information Report.

On 30 September 2007 there were 48,714 full-time equivalent staff employed by the public sector Prison Service.

The full-time equivalent figure for staff employed by the National Offender Management Service as at 30 September 2007 was 1601.16.