Custody staff facing uncertain future

Custody staff facing uncertain future

Custody staff facing uncertain future

First published 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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