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Written questions on the subject Northern Ireland Prison Service


 
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AQW 22705/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice why members of the Northern Ireland Prison Service are classified as civil servants.

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17/09/2021 Answered on 01/10/2021
AQW 22411/17-22 Mr Robbie Butler
(UUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Justice, pursuant to AQO 2389/17-22 and the awareness of the need to recognise our Prison Service staff, whether she would consider the implementation of a service medal of recognition for the Northern Ireland Prison Service, similar to the PSNI service medal issued in January 2020, to reflect the threat level and unique security situation that has had a significant impact upon the NIPS. [Priority Written]

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14/09/2021 Answered on 17/09/2021
AQW 19807/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail what work her Department has undertaken to date to deliver a new drugs strategy and action plan in the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

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02/06/2021 Answered on 15/06/2021
AQW 16184/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the number of legal claims made by republican prisoners against the Northern Ireland Prison Service, in each of the last three years.

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11/03/2021 Answered on 24/03/2021
AQW 14407/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice (i) when she will publish the Northern Ireland Prison Service Pay Review recommendations; and (ii) whether she will liaise with the Minister of Finance to ensure that these recommendations are paid to prison officers before the end of the financial year. [Priority Written]

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10/02/2021 Answered on 12/02/2021
AQW 12607/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Justice (i) how she is supporting personnel within the Northern Ireland Prison Service if they are unable to work due to childcare or other issues related to COVID-19; and (ii) whether they are entitled to contractual sick pay.

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13/01/2021 Answered on 28/01/2021
AQO 1256/17-22 Mr Robbie Butler
(UUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline the most recent long-term and short-term sickness absence figures for the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

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19/11/2020 Answered on 01/12/2020
AQW 9158/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice when the Northern Ireland Prison Service Independent Pay Review Body finding on this year’s pay award will be released. [Priority Written]

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21/10/2020 Answered on 27/10/2020
AQW 7384/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice (i) how many prisoners with diagnosed mental health issues have been committed to Care and Supervision Units (CSUs) within the Northern Ireland Prison Service, each year for the last five years; and (ii) for a breakdown of the figures by time spent in a CSU and percentage share of prisoners transferred to a secure Mental Health unit after being accommodated in a CSU.

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22/09/2020 Answered on 06/10/2020
AQW 6479/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice whether she has any plans to bring the Northern Ireland Prison Service, who work a 39 hour week, in to line with the Northern Ireland Civil Service and prison services in England, Wales and Scotland, who work a 37 hour week.

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08/09/2020 Answered on 17/09/2020
AQW 4039/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice (i) how many Northern Ireland Prison Service staff have been tested for COVID-19; and (ii) how many prisoners, in all prison establishments, have been tested for COVID-19.

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07/05/2020 Answered on 19/05/2020
AQW 3377/17-22 Mr Patsy McGlone
(SDLP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Justice what measures are being taken by the Northern Ireland Prison Service to protect staff and prisoners against coronavirus.

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09/03/2020 Answered on 23/03/2020
AQW 1779/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the number of vacancies for prison officer positions in the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

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10/02/2020 Answered on 24/02/2020
AQW 1776/17-22 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Justice what is the current prison officer workforce in the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

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10/02/2020 Answered on 24/02/2020
AQW 8485/16-21 Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline the circumstances around which a Northern Ireland Prison Service van collided with The Cut in Banbridge on 27 November 2016. [Priority Written]

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05/12/2016 Answered on 07/12/2016
AQW 7125/16-21 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail the (i) current total level of long-term sick and absence in the Northern Ireland Prison Service; and (ii) percentage of the overall staff in prisons.

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15/11/2016 Answered on 22/11/2016
AQW 6051/16-21 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Justice to outline when the final in-year pay deal for 2016 for the Northern Ireland Prison Service will be (i) acknowledged; (ii) agreed; and (iii) published.

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25/10/2016 Answered on 08/11/2016
AQW 1666/16-21 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Justice to detail how many staff (i) currently; and (ii) in the last two years have been seconded from the English and Welsh Prison Services; broken down by Northern Ireland Prison Service facility,

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23/06/2016 Answered on 05/07/2016
AQW 55288/11-16 Mr Paul Givan
(DUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Justice whether security warnings issued by the Northern Ireland Prison Service are given a reference number and year of issue.

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08/03/2016 Answered on 21/03/2016
AQW 53720/11-16 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Justice how long did those referred to in AQW 52584/11-15 hold the posts identified in AQW 52587/11-16.

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02/02/2016 Answered on 16/02/2016
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