HC Deb 24 October 1972 vol 843 c290W
Mr. Kilfedder

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons are employed as prison warders in Northern Ireland.

Mr. David Howell

There are at present 668 prison officers in post in the discipline grades in Northern Ireland. Five hundred and fifty-five are in the basic grade and the remainder are in the senior, principal and chief officer grades.