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Prisons: Northern Ireland

Volume 710: debated on Thursday 7 May 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were employed in the Northern Ireland Prison Service on 1 January of each year since 1999. [HL3244]

The number of people employed in the Northern Ireland Prison Service on 1 January of each year since 1999 was:

1 January

1999

*3156

1 January

2000

*2884

1 January

2001

*2140

1 January

2002

*2117

1 January

2003

*2089

1 January

2004

*2025

1 January

2005

*2055

1 January

2006

*2070

1 January

2007

*2087

1 January

2008

2213

1 January

2009

2309

* These figures reflect the full-time equivalent staff. Actual staff in post figures are only available from 2008 onwards.