§ Mr. Cummings
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many vacancies for prison officers there are at Her Majesty's prisons, Elvert, Durham and Franklands, Durham.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
In the prison officer class overall Her Majesty's prison Durham has a shortfall of four officers below its target staffing figure of 423 and Her Majesty's prison Frankland has a surplus of three officers above its target staffing figure of 405. Within these totals, there are vacancies at both prisons in the principal, senior officer and hospital officer grades, and there is a vacancy for a principal works officers at Her Majesty's prison Durham.