There are a mix of 122 civilian and military staff working at the Military Corrective Training Centre (MCTC). Releasing detailed information about workforce requirement alongside the strength could allow adversaries to infer the Army’s capability, therefore this is not being released.
As at 11 September 2023 MCTC had 251 usable bedspaces, with 20 spaces occupied.
The average length of an MCTC sentence in 2022 was 110 days.
The figures above are not official statistics; they are based on data which is not gathered for statistical purposes or subject to the same level of scrutiny as official statistics.
Service personnel or civilians subject to Service Discipline who have been sentenced at Summary Hearing or Court Martial to periods of detention from 14 days up to two years serve their sentence at the MCTC. This includes Service Personnel who will remain in Service after serving their sentence and those who are being discharged. MCTC also detains those in custody under investigation, awaiting trial at Court Martial or awaiting transfer to HM Prison having been sentenced at Courts-Martial.