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HM Prison Service

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Date: 1993-2004
History: HM Prison Service was established on 1 April 1993 as an executive agency of the Home Office responsible for managing most of the prisons within England and Wales. In 2004 the agency became part of the new The National Offender Management Service (NOMS).
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
References: Guide to Executive Agencies; organisation's website; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C286896
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
From 2000: HM Prison Service Website
The National Archives, Kew
From 2008: HM Prison Enterprises Website
The National Archives, Kew
2000-2017: Records created or inherited by the National Offender Management Service
The National Archives, Kew