HC Deb 02 March 1990 vol 168 c350W
Mr. David Porter

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on current staffing levels at Her Majesty's prison, Blundeston, in the light of the 1988 fresh start agreements.

Mr. Mellor

[holding answer 19 February 1990]: There are at present 140 officers (including senior and principal officers) in post; regional management's target level is 146 for 1989–90 and it plans to post a further six officers to Blundeston this month.