To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many full-time equivalent officials worked in the prison corruption unit on 1 June (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012 and (d) 2013.
The number of staff in the corruption prevention unit has increased since this Government came to office.
The information has been provided in the following table.
|As at 1 June:||Number of full-time equivalent officials|
Corruption in the Prison Service is not acceptable and it will be sought out and prevented. This Government is committed to ensuring that the agencies are free from corruption and that those who do commit illegal acts are dealt with swiftly and reported to the prosecuting authorities.