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Nicholas Caton reappointed to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

The Secretary of State for Justice has announced the reappointment of Nicholas Caton for a tenure of 3 years and 5 months.


Nicholas Caton has been reappointed to the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB) from 25 November 2017 to 30 April 2021.

Nicholas Caton worked for Ford Motor Company from 1982 until his retirement in July 2014, where he held a number of senior management positions. He retired from the position of Vice President Human Resources Ford of Europe.

PSPRB provides the government with independent advice on the remuneration of operational prison staff in the England and Wales, and Northern Ireland Prison Services.

This reappointment has been made in line with the Commissioner’s Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies.

Appointments to PSPRB are made by the Prime Minister on the recommendation of the Justice Secretary in consultation with the Northern Ireland Justice Minister.

Published 13 September 2017