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Prison Service: Probation

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many staff with a background in (a) the Prison Service and (b) the Probation Service are employed in the Offender Management Group of the National Offender Management Service. (282399)

The Offender Assessment and Management Group currently has 34 staff in post of whom 11 are on secondment from the probation service. Four staff in the group have a background in HMPS one of whom has also worked in the probation service. Of the remaining 19, one has previously served in the probation service.