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National Offender Management Service

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many operational support grade staff employed by the National Offender Management Service on 31 March 2014 were employed on (a) temporary, (b) fixed-term and (c) full-time contracts. [202083]

Jeremy Wright: Information on the number of operational support grade staff that were employed by National Offender Management Service (NOMS) as at the 31 March 2014, broken down by contract type is contained in the following table. The information refers to staff directly employed by NOMS and does not include staff engaged through an agency. A fixed-term contract is the same as a temporary contract.

Employment type of full-time equivalent (FTE) operational support grades employed in public sector prisons in England and Wales as at 31 March 2014

Employment type






Grand Total


Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 in line with the Department’s policy for presenting staffing data. Totals are formed from unrounded parts prior to rounding. For this reason, totals may not equal the sum of their rounded parts.