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Welcome to the Prison Service website

On this site you can find out about the work carried out in prisons throughout England and Wales.


Whether you're looking for job opportunities, have a friend or family member in prison or simply want to find out more about the Service, this site has been designed to provide the information you need.


Two prisons re-designated from semi-open to closed - 11 Feb 09
The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has announced that HMP/YOI Drake Hall and HMP Morton Hall will be re-designated from 'semi-open' to 'closed' prisons with effect from 2 March 2009.
NOMS Strategic and Business Plans published - 04 Feb 09
The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Strategic and Business Plans 2009-10, 2010-2011 have been published. 

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