What we do

We carry out sentences given by the courts, in custody and the community, and rehabilitate people in our care through education and employment.

HMPPS is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice, supported by 1 public body.

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Our announcements

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2018

    • Official Statistics
  2. Prison population figures: 2017

    • Official Statistics

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Our management

Contact HMPPS

Office address

102 Petty France

Public enquiry lines are open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00.

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  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

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