News story: Prisons Minister visits new graduate recruits as prison officer recruitment reaches record high

The Minister has met with some of the participants from Unlocked Graduates, a specialist prison officer recruitment programme, at the University of Suffolk in Ipswich, which is where their prison officer training starts. His visit follows last week’s announcement of a net increase in prison officer numbers of 868 since January, meaning the government is

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News story: Inspection work in progress

Updated: The ICIBI sends his report on Home Office (Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System) collaborative working with other government departments and agencies to the Home Secretary. Completed inspections The bracketed dates show when the reports were sent to the Home Secretary, who aims to publish within 8 weeks of receipt. South Coast Seaports (20 June

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Press release: £35 million of innovative employment schemes to benefit thousands of disadvantaged people

The schemes will be developed and delivered by 6 combined authorities in partnership with the government. The specialist tailored support is expected to help over 18,000 people – including disabled people and older people – tackle long-term barriers to work and in-work progression. Up to £28 million has been committed by the Department for Work

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