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Wymott Prison: Manpower

Volume 490: debated on Friday 27 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will take steps to increase the number of prison officers at HM Prison Wymott. (264830)

In March 2008 the target staffing figures for all officers, prison officers, health care officers, physical education (PE) officers and dog handlers at Wymott prison was 221. In February 2009 this had risen to 225, which consisted of an additional PE officer and three additional dog handler officers. We keep this under review.