Prison unit costs cover the direct and overall cost of prison places and prisoner population. This publication covers 2017 to 2018.
The bulletin is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Prison unit cost statistics is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) accounting professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice
Minister of State with responsibility for Prisons, Probation and Sentencing; Permanent Secretary; Chief Financial Officer; Director of MoJ Group Finance; Deputy Director of Prison & Probation Analytical Services; Head of HMPPS Statistics; Head of Financial Management & Control Group; Head of Finance Business Partnering; Deputy Director, Financial Change & Planning; HMPPS Finance Chief of Staff; FM&C staff (x6); Private Secretaries/Business Managers (x6); Press Officer (x3).
HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
Chief Executive Officer, HMPPS; Head of Executive Management Team; HMPPS; Business Manager to the CEO;