Members' briefing on HMCTS legal structure.
The Justice Parliamentary Committee met on Tuesday 1 November and considered the PCS submission against the market testing of prisons. The submission was supported and the Committee will consider how best to support the PCS in its efforts on this.
In October the figures for the prison population topped 87,500.
NOMS invite private sector organisations to tender for the market test of eight public sector prisons.
PCS NOMS group equal opportunities committee met for the first time since group conference on September 27th 2011. Please find below a brief report on a number of items discussed.