Prison Officers: Resignations

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 10th March 2020.

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Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The attached table provides the nationally compiled resignation statistics for staff at Band 3, 4 and 5 since 2015.

Resignation rates by prison by individual grade is not published.

We have recruited a huge number of prison officers with some 4,200 more on the landings than three years ago.

Annual fluctuations are expected, but we work hard to retain our staff – giving them the biggest pay rise in a decade, additional training, tools like PAVA and body-worn cameras to make their jobs safer.

Table (Excel SpreadSheet, 19.58 KB)

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