South-West prison officer numbers cut by a third

Chard & Ilminster News: South-West prison officer numbers cut by a third South-West prison officer numbers cut by a third

THE number of prison officers in the South-West has been cut by a third in three years, according to figures published this week.

The Howard League for Penal Reform says 1,275 officer grade staff were working in the region’s prisons in September 2013 compared with 1,943 in September 2010.

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