HC Deb 26 November 1999 vol 339 c236W
Mr. Webb

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the number of officers employed at each grade at HMP Ashfield; and if he will list how many at each grade have previous experience of working in the Prison Service. [98477]

Mr. Boateng

The table gives details of staff at Ashfield who work with prisoners. All prison custody officers receive seven weeks training which is approved by the Prison Service and monitored by the controller at Ashfield. They must also hold current prison custody officer certification from the Prison Service.

Staff at HMP/YOI AShfield who work with prisoners
Grade Total number of staff Staff with previous experience in the Prison Service Staff who have previously worked in other contractually managed prisons
Director 1 1 0
Assistant Directors 4 2 2
Heads of Operations 6 2 3
Unit managers 12 3 3
Prisoner Custody Officers 144 0 3