Parc Prison: Prison Officers

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 19th September 2018.

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Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Prison Custody Officers were certified in HMP/YOI Parc as at 1 April (a) 2010, (b) 2012, (c) 2017 and (d) 2018.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

HM Prison and Probation do not hold data on the number of Prison Custody Officers certified. This table displays the number of funded posts at at HMP/YOI Parc for January each year.

Prison

2018

2017

2012

2010

HMP YOI Parc

721.04

718.3

653

593

Operators of privately managed prisons are required to deliver sufficient recruitment and training of staff to ensure they maintain a safe, decent and secure prison as per their contractual obligation. The performance of all providers continues to be robustly managed. We will not hesitate to take action if and when standards fall short.

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