Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Prison Officers

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 10th June 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Carolyn Harris Carolyn Harris Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average length of time is that a prison officer remains working in their role.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The average length of time a Band 3-5 prison officer working in their role, for those in post as at 31st March 2019 is 10.1 years.

Average working time in role is calculated by taking total length of service of all prison officers divided by the number of prison officers (Headcount), as at 31st March 2019.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.