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Custody staff facing uncertain future
10:14am Wednesday 19th March 2014 in News
PRISONER escort and custody services staff in Dorset are facing an uncertain future as the knock-on effects of the closure of Dorchester Prison take hold.
GEOAmey, which provides the services on behalf of the Ministry of Justice says it has entered into a period of consultation to ‘evaluate the impact’ of the closure of the county town jail last year.
A spokesman for the firm said: “We are evaluating the impact to prisoner volume and movements.
“We are working closely with HM Prison Service, trade union representatives and our employees during this period of consultation.”
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