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Prisons: Manpower

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) directors, (b) senior managers and (c) executive support and administration staff there were in each prison in each of the last five years. (287871)

Information on the number of (a) directors, (b) senior managers and (c) executive support and administration staff in each prison over the last five years is shown in the following tables. The data provided cover the public sector and the contracted estate. Grading systems vary between the public and private sectors, and between individual contractors. Self reporting has been used in this response.

Staff in post for selected grades by establishment 2004-05 to 2008-09

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Name

Admin and Executive Support

Senior Managers

Director/ Senior Civil Servant

Admin and Executive Support

Senior Managers

Director/ Senior Civil Servant

Admin and Executive Support

Senior Managers

Director/ Senior Civil Servant

Acklington

49

2

48

2

47

2

Albany

37

2

44

2

45

1

Altcourse (Private Prison)

45

7

1

47

7

1

51

7

1

Ashfield (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Ashwell

46

1

47

2

48

1

Askham Grange

18

1

20

1

19

1

Aylesbury

38

2

39

2

38

2

Bedford

41

1

41

1

42

2

Belmarsh

63

2

61

2

72

2

Birmingham

71

4

73

4

72

4

Blantyre House

9

1

8

1

11

1

Blundeston

35

1

35

1

32

1

Brinsford

49

2

51

2

44

2

Bristol

44

3

44

3

39

3

Brixton

50

4

45

4

38

4

Bronzefield (Private Prison)1

Buckley Hall

33

1

32

2

31

2

Bullingdon

68

5

70

3

75

3

Bullwood Hall

30

2

27

1

20

1

Camp Hill

39

1

37

2

40

2

Canterbury

20

1

18

1

17

1

Cardiff

51

3

46

3

41

2

Castington

41

3

43

3

44

4

Channings Wood

43

2

46

2

39

4

Chelmsford

49

1

46

1

54

1

Coldingley

24

2

22

2

23

2

Coltishall

Operational in 2009

Cookham Wood

18

1

22

1

21

1

Dartmoor

47

1

45

1

43

1

Deerbolt

40

2

48

2

46

2

Doncaster (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Dorchester

25

2

27

2

26

1

Doncaster (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Dover

16

1

17

1

16

2

Downview

36

1

36

1

33

1

1

Drake Hall

27

1

31

1

27

1

Durham

66

1

63

2

61

1

East Sutton Park

11

3

7

1

8

1

Eastwood Park

34

1

34

1

40

1

Edmunds Hill

21

1

30

1

31

1

Elmley

56

2

55

2

21

1

Erlestoke

41

41

1

32

1

Everthorpe

42

1

39

1

46

1

Exeter

46

2

50

1

42

1

Featherstone

47

1

44

1

43

Feltham

78

7

81

7

79

4

Ford

37

2

30

1

30

1

Forest Bank (Private Prison)1

Foston Hall

28

1

30

1

31

1

Frankland

67

6

67

5

68

6

Full Sutton

42

4

39

3

41

2

Garth

52

4

48

3

47

3

Gartree

29

4

45

4

52

4

Glen Parva

66

2

64

1

59

2

Gloucester

35

1

34

1

34

1

Grendon

46

10

45

9

43

10

Guys Marsh

38

2

38

1

37

1

Haslar

11

1

9

1

10

1

Haverigg

45

1

45

2

45

3

Hewell

105

5

105

5

110

5

High Down

54

2

1

50

1

2

52

1

1

Highpoint

53

3

56

4

56

2

Hindley

57

5

54

4

53

4

Hollesley Bay

15

1

20

1

22

1

Holloway

40

4

46

6

47

4

Holme House

64

2

61

2

61

3

Hull

68

3

60

2

65

2

Huntercombe

29

2

31

2

26

3

Isle of Wight Cluster

Operational in 2009

Kennet

4

Kingston

19

1

20

1

18

Kirkham

48

1

49

1

38

2

Kirklevington Grange

23

1

24

1

22

1

Lancaster

31

1

29

1

28

1

Lancaster Farms

60

3

58

3

52

2

Latchmere House

11

1

11

1

12

1

Leeds

75

2

67

3

72

4

Leicester

33

1

38

2

37

1

Lewes

45

1

45

1

39

1

Leyhill

48

3

48

2

46

2

Lincoln

45

1

54

2

53

1

Lindholme

62

2

66

2

78

2

Littlehey

43

1

39

1

34

1

Liverpool

58

6

59

4

59

4

Long Lartin

51

4

43

4

55

6

Lowdham Grange (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Low Newton

32

2

35

2

35

2

Maidstone

33

1

35

1

28

1

Manchester

60

5

64

4

67

5

Moorland

70

2

70

3

59

3

Morton Hall

28

2

27

1

28

1

New Hall

48

2

47

2

52

2

North Sea Camp

25

32

1

32

1

Northallerton

26

1

24

1

31

1

Norwich

56

2

57

3

56

3

Nottingham

46

2

54

1

49

1

Onley

55

2

59

2

65

2

Parkhurst

43

3

52

3

39

2

Pentonville

65

4

61

4

57

3

Peterborough (Private Prison)1

Portland

45

3

44

3

45

2

Preston

62

2

63

2

65

2

Ranby

56

4

64

3

60

3

Reading

22

1

27

1

30

1

Risley

57

3

51

3

48

3

Rochester

30

2

30

2

29

2

Rye Hill (Private Prison)

41

6

1

46

8

1

44

8

1

Send

19

2

23

2

20

3

Shepton Mallet

25

21

1

23

1

Shrewsbury

33

1

29

1

28

1

Stafford

44

2

48

2

42

2

Standford Hill

43

1

43

4

10

1

Stocken

50

1

50

1

52

1

Stoke Heath

47

4

55

2

55

3

Styal

46

3

44

3

39

2

Sudbury

42

1

43

1

40

2

Swaleside

59

3

56

2

25

1

Swansea

37

1

40

1

42

1

Swinfen Hall

40

2

47

2

38

2

The Mount

50

4

47

2

46

3

The Verne

36

1

41

1

36

1

Thorn Cross

36

3

36

3

38

2

Usk/Prescoed

33

2

35

1

31

1

Wakefield

50

4

48

4

56

4

Wandsworth

65

5

60

3

67

5

Warren Hill

39

1

45

1

43

1

Wayland

41

1

41

1

38

1

Wealstun

60

2

52

2

56

2

Weare

34

1

1

Wellingborough

42

1

56

1

53

1

Werrington

26

2

28

2

28

2

Wetherby

31

2

33

2

32

3

Whatton

35

2

49

3

57

3

Whitemoor

68

4

66

4

75

5

Winchester

55

1

54

3

52

2

Wolds (Private Prison)

7

5

1

8

5

1

8

5

1

Woodhill

49

5

53

5

62

5

Wormwood Scrubs

59

3

66

2

65

5

Wymott

59

3

60

2

57

3

2007-082008-09

Name

Admin and Executive Support

Senior Managers

Director/Senior Civil Servant

Admin and Executive Support

Senior Managers

Director/Senior Civil Servant

Acklington

47

1

54

2

Albany

46

2

22

1

Altcourse (Private Prison)

51

8

1

56

8

1

Ashfield (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Ashwell

39

1

50

1

Askham Grange

18

2

17

2

Aylesbury

36

2

35

2

Bedford

37

2

40

1

Belmarsh

72

3

72

4

Birmingham

72

3

72

4

Blantyre House

10

1

9

1

Blundeston

29

2

33

2

Brinsford

45

2

43

2

Bristol

35

3

37

3

Brixton

37

5

39

6

Bronzefield (Private Prison)1

41

9

1

Buckley Hall

29

1

29

2

Bullingdon

68

3

67

4

Bullwood Hall

20

2

23

2

Camp Hill

32

1

23

1

Canterbury

18

1

19

1

Cardiff

40

2

45

2

Castington

33

3

34

3

Channings Wood

47

4

47

3

Chelmsford

51

2

45

1

Coldingley

23

2

28

2

Coltishall

Operational in 2009

4

1

Cookham Wood

23

1

30

1

Dartmoor

46

1

45

3

Deerbolt

47

1

46

1

Doncaster (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Dorchester

28

2

26

3

Doncaster (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Dover

13

1

15

1

Downview

25

1

27

1

Drake Hall

26

1

29

1

Durham

71

3

73

2

East Sutton Park

9

1

12

1

Eastwood Park

39

1

41

1

Edmunds Hill

26

1

28

1

Elmley

18

1

Erlestoke

33

1

32

1

Everthorpe

46

2

47

1

Exeter

38

2

38

1

Featherstone

45

1

45

1

Feltham

64

3

68

6

Ford

25

1

32

1

Forest Bank (Private Prison)1

51

7

1

Foston Hall

34

2

34

2

Frankland

73

8

69

9

Full Sutton

40

4

46

4

Garth

43

3

44

3

Gartree

50

4

57

4

Glen Parva

50

1

48

2

Gloucester

33

1

32

1

Grendon

52

11

50

10

Guys Marsh

40

1

31

1

Haslar

9

1

8

1

Haverigg

44

2

43

4

Hewell

98

5

88

4

High Down

60

2

1

58

2

1

Highpoint

53

3

60

1

Hindley

41

3

43

3

Hollesley Bay

25

1

26

1

Holloway

49

3

47

3

Holme House

60

3

61

4

Hull

60

3

58

4

Huntercombe

27

2

28

2

Isle of Wight Cluster

Operational in 2009

29

1

Kennet

33

2

37

1

Kingston

19

1

18

1

Kirkham

44

1

46

1

Kirklevington Grange

19

1

24

1

Lancaster

31

1

30

1

Lancaster Farms

49

3

47

3

Latchmere House

15

13

Leeds

64

3

66

1

Leicester

29

1

31

1

Lewes

36

2

47

1

Leyhill

45

3

38

3

Lincoln

46

1

45

2

Lindholme

76

2

74

4

Littlehey

33

1

39

3

Liverpool

54

4

52

4

Long Lartin

49

4

51

5

Lowdham Grange (Private Prison)

Data not supplied

Low Newton

33

2

32

2

Maidstone

31

1

35

1

Manchester

63

5

67

6

Moorland

61

3

61

3

Morton Hall

24

1

25

1

New Hall

46

3

52

2

North Sea Camp

34

1

32

1

Northallerton

27

1

30

1

Norwich

51

1

48

2

Nottingham

48

1

47

2

Onley

48

2

56

2

Parkhurst

48

3

31

2

Pentonville

58

2

52

4

Peterborough (Private Prison)1

47

8

1

Portland

43

2

44

2

Preston

58

3

62

2

Ranby

61

3

63

3

Reading

25

1

24

1

Risley

52

5

54

4

Rochester

29

2

53

2

Rye Hill (Private Prison)

61

8

1

57

9

1

Send

21

2

1

25

2

Shepton Mallet

22

1

25

1

Shrewsbury

29

1

29

1

Stafford

49

2

54

3

Standford Hill

1

8

1

Stocken

55

1

56

1

Stoke Heath

51

3

50

3

Styal

36

3

41

3

Sudbury

40

2

38

2

Swaleside

27

1

Swansea

33

1

30

1

Swinfen Hall

41

2

38

2

The Mount

49

2

51

3

The Verne

39

1

39

1

Thorn Cross

32

2

33

2

Usk/Prescoed

29

2

26

2

Wakefield

56

3

60

4

Wandsworth

59

4

73

5

Warren Hill

34

1

29

1

Wayland

36

1

46

1

Wealstun

60

2

52

2

Weare

Wellingborough

47

1

50

1

Werrington

24

2

24

2

Wetherby

36

2

34

3

Whatton

64

3

68

4

Whitemoor

68

6

76

6

Winchester

47

2

44

3

Wolds (Private Prison)

7

5

1

8

5

1

Woodhill

63

5

69

4

Wormwood Scrubs

52

5

54

5

Wymott

63

4

61

3

1 Figures prior to 2009 not available.

Notes:

1. Headcount (part-timers count as one).

2. There are typically no senior civil servants based within public sector establishments. Governing governors, who have the chief responsibility for the establishment, are allocated in senior management grades (A-D). However, for some private prisons there is a specific director role and therefore the figures reflect this job title.

PQ Grade NOMS Grade

Directors Senior Civil Servants

Senior Managers Senior Managers (A-D)

Executive Support and Administration Staff AA, AO, EO, Typists and Personal Secretaries

Source:

Oracle HRMS and Personnel Management System

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prison officers have been charged with aiding and abetting, counselling or procuring misconduct in a public office in each of the last 24 months for which figures are available. (290774)

The requested information is not collated and held centrally in any format that would enable the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) to answer the specific questions that have been asked.

Staff in NOMS are expected to meet high standards of professional and personal conduct. They have, therefore, a responsibility to notify their Governor or Head of Group if they are charged with any criminal offence. Information on the numbers of prison officers charged with offences covered by misconduct in public office could only be obtained by contacting all NOMS establishments and asking them to provide any information they hold locally in this respect. This would incur disproportionate cost. We are, however, taking steps to record more detailed information in this area.