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

  1. Prisons and Courts Bill: what it means for you

    • News story
  2. Prison governor empowerment and accountability

    • Written statement to Parliament

See all our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. Safety in Custody quarterly: update to September 2016

    • National Statistics

See all our statistics

Our management

Contact NOMS

Office address

Clive House
70 Petty France


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

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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