What we do

We make sure people serve the sentences and orders handed out by courts, both in prisons and in the community.

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

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Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

  1. Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA)

    • Statutory guidance
  2. Prison safety and reform

    • Policy paper

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Our statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2016

    • Official Statistics
  2. NOMS Annual Staff Equalities report: 2015 to 2016

    • Official Statistics

See all our statistics

Our management

Contact NOMS

Office address

Clive House
70 Petty France


Make an FOI request

  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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