2,886 staff are currently employed by the National Offender Management Service in Wales. This number comprises:
|Staff employed by Her Majesty's Prison Service||960|
|Staff employed by Probation Boards||1,351|
|Staff employed by the Director of Offender Management||17|
|Staff employed by Group 4 at HMP Parc||558|
We are currently consulting on the proposals. We do not expect front line staff numbers in either prison or probation to change as a result of the new structures. It is not possible at this stage to say how many staff will be employed in the office of the Welsh Director of Offender Management either one month, six months, or 12 months after the restructuring has been implemented. It will be for the Director of Offender Management for Wales, supported by NOMS HQ, to determine exactly how the new merged office will be structured.