Official Statistics

HM Prison and Probation Service staff equalities report: 2017 to 2018

Annual publication relating to information on HMPPS staffing numbers and processes split by protected characteristics.


HMPPS annual staff equalities report 2017 to 2018 tables

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The HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) annual Staff Equalities Report considers profiles and processes of HMPPS workforce from an equalities perspective. Data is for England and Wales. This publication updates statistics on HMPPS staffing issues up to the end of March 2018.

Last year we issued a consultation, the aim of which was to gain feedback on the scope of the report and the consultation response publication provides an update to this consultation.

The bulletin is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Pre-release list

HMPPS workforce bulletin is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:

Ministry of Justice

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State; Minister of State for Justice; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; Permanent Secretary; Director, Prison Reform Policy; Director General, Justice Analysis & Offender Policy; Director of Prison Safety & Reform Programme; Director of Analytical Services; Chief Statistician and Deputy Director Justice Statistics Analytical Services; Deputy Director, Head of Data Science & HR Analytical Services; Head of HR Analysis, Reporting and Modelling; Deputy Director, Prison Reform Policy; Deputy Director, Prison and Probation Analytical Services; Deputy Director - Human Resources, Head of Data and Insight; Director of Communications; Prison Officer Recruitment – Head of Data and Insight; Press officers (x10); Private secretaries (x8); Special advisors (x2)


Chief Executive Officer; Head of CEO’s Office; Head of Executive Management Team; HR Director; Head of HR Reform; Deputy Director of HR Prisons; Deputy Director of HR Probation; Deputy Director of Recruitment and Retention

Published 29 November 2018