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Prison Service Annual Report and Accounts 2007-08 - 21 Jul 08 Prison Service Annual Report and Accounts 2007-08 - 21 Jul 08
The Prison Service Annual Report and Accounts covering the financial year 2007-2008 has been published.
NOMS Agency Framework Document - 17 Jul 08 NOMS Agency Framework Document - 17 Jul 08
The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Agency Framework Document, which outlines the Services' obligations and the freedoms it has to deliver them, has now been agreed.
International Profile of Women's Prisons – 24 Jun 08 International Profile of Women's Prisons – 24 Jun 08
An International Profile of Women's Prisons and the provision of healthcare for women in prison has been completed by the International Institute for Prison Studies at King's College.
Prison Officer of the Year 2008 winner – 20 Jun 08 Prison Officer of the Year 2008 winner – 20 Jun 08
The seventh annual Prison Officer of the Year award has been announced along with the winners from each category.
Jack Straw reiterates the purpose of prison - 17 Jun 08 Jack Straw reiterates the purpose of prison - 17 Jun 08
Justice Secretary Jack Straw reiterated that the purpose of prison is ‘punishment and reform' when he visited HMP Stocken to officially open new accommodation and four new workshops last week.
Queen's Awards for NOMS staff – 16 Jun 08 Queen's Awards for NOMS staff – 16 Jun 08
Staff from across NOMS have received awards in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2008.
Prison Service performance ratings published – 10 Jun 08 Prison Service performance ratings published – 10 Jun 08
The prison performance ratings for the final quarter of 2007/08 have been published.
Prisons Minister launches Titan consultation - 05 Jun 08 Prisons Minister launches Titan consultation - 05 Jun 08
A consultation on the development of up to three 2,500 place Titan prisons was launched today by Prisons Minister David Hanson MP. 
Prison Service staff eligible for CJS Justice Awards – 03 Jun 08 Prison Service staff eligible for CJS Justice Awards – 03 Jun 08

The Justice Awards 2008, established to recognise and celebrate achievement among staff and volunteers working in the Criminal Justice System, are now open for nominations.

Prose and Cons: A collection of short plays – 02 Jun 08 Prose and Cons: A collection of short plays – 02 Jun 08
The Union Theatre, in association with the Koestler Trust, is staging a collection of new plays written by serving prisoners and ex-offenders.
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