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five years ago Benchmarking came in which said prisons could run with a lot less staff, VEDS was born and thousands of highly experienced prison officers were paid off handsomely to leave early.
This gave HMP the prisons with a lot less staff that they wanted and since then? Well since then we have RECORD NUMBERS of brand new prison officers with 0 experience whatever. Far better than the hugely experienced prison officers who were paid handsomely to leave.
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    Good night! Enjoy your New Year 👍🏻
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:25 pm
    Bless you!! right - my bed is calling me..wife wants a lay in tomorrow so i have to do the morning shift :( night
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:24 pm
    Reme' thats better! Time to get rid of this cold!!!
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:19 pm
    Having our New Years Dinner tomorrow due to the family working a full day so going to do it tomorrow and then back to work on Wednesday for a boring day
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:19 pm
    I cooked xmas & boxing. Work is busiest time for us! Nothing now till Friday 😎
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:17 pm
    Just had new year dinner! Kids gone up, peace x
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:17 pm
    Along with my pussers rum that i'd share with SWM :lol:
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:16 pm
    Mine would of been open on Christmas and not gone to waste!!
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:16 pm
    Na 3am finish last night too 😣
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    You still havent opened it yet Bagpuss?
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:14 pm
    Oh dear.... think you should butch him up abit!
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:13 pm
    Time to kick the cat out and open my xmas brandy!
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:10 pm
    He is a boy but yes he has a pink parka coat as my wife seen it in the sale.... poor lad
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:07 pm
    Your chihuahua with a pink coat and a sparkling lead ;)
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:06 pm
    Gonna take the dogs out now it's dark and no one can see my walking a Chihuahua haha
  • kat900Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:05 pm
    Night! :slby: 😘
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:04 pm
    Night moredread
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:04 pm
    Night
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:04 pm
    Goodnight Moredread
  • MoredreadMon Jan 01, 2018 9:04 pm
    Good luck Kat :slbg:
  • kat900Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Thanks! 🤞🏻
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    It is but saying that it has gotten more interesting!
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Good night & luck kat
  • MoredreadMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Right folks I need sleep... I was up every 2 hrs with a poorly hound last night and I'm shagged. Its been a pleasure peeps :slre:
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Good luck Kat
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Good luck Kat!!
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Wow that's torture haha
  • kat900Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    I'm off to bed too, need my beauty sleep for tomorrow, first impressions! :slre:
  • BagpussMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Victorian! Thought they were all being ripped down for shiney happy new hotel styles! With prison waiters lol
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:03 pm
    Ive just endured a whole hour of eastenders
  • MoredreadMon Jan 01, 2018 9:02 pm
    Thanks Falk :)
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:02 pm
    Sorry watching UFC and catching up with everyone
  • falkorMon Jan 01, 2018 9:02 pm
    Well , good meet up, a pleasure listening to all the chat tonight, good luck everybody !! :slby:
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:01 pm
    But least you get excitement as a prison officer ;)
  • YehryanMon Jan 01, 2018 9:01 pm
    Think everyone is disappearing now :(
  • SWM5436Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:01 pm
    Going to a Cat B local Victorian town prison
  • MoredreadMon Jan 01, 2018 9:01 pm
    To be fare its not a bad job but it can be long unsocial hours - much like being a prison officer lol
  • MoredreadMon Jan 01, 2018 9:00 pm
    Stay off the buses... stay off them i say :slnuts:
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    Hahaha shes like my wife lol
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    "Trouble with running a bar.... one day it's gonna get the better of you and you join the punters getting smashed. One for yourself bar keep"


         K123 member no 10566
    "It's a brilliant pension, once you get used to it you'll be fine. It'll be like a way of life haha!! "



         Elvis1988 member no 11332
    "We boarded this train together let's hope we get off real soon"

         Karen47 member no 11086
    "Good lord 3 weeks & you're already impatient, you best get comfy, if you're very lucky you might hear soon, if like the majority of us, it'll be a good few weeks yet, mine was 16 weeks & that's by no means the longest"

         npatchett2000 member no 10397
    " Your establishment should supply you with some uniform from the stores until your order arrived they shouldn't be sending you on POELT without full uniform"


         TangoVictor member no 11995
    "Perhaps he is still here. Under another name. A watchful eye on the lot of us"

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    "I know first hand how there isn't much after POELT begins. I can only suggest it's because of being knackered with the info being taken in! All that time waiting then......none stop!!"

         Huntsman22 member no 11161 "The problem is with the person being offended if SWM hasn't meant anything offensively. He shouldn't be expected to change his personality to suit another person. The person should accept that SWM is that way."

         POrecruit17 member no 11887
    "Well I don't mind a picture of the boots or a picture of Karen modelling them! Either 1 lol "

         Peppa member no 11573
    "It's natural to worry about our kids, I'm hoping I don't have to go residential when my vetting finishes, can't imagine what my house would look like and the poor dogs would never get walked. But they have to grow up and take responsibility at some point. "
         Lthenewbie member no 10916

    "Like talking to a brick wall on here sometimes seriously wonder how some people will cope on landings when they may be in charge of some of society's most vulnerable"

         Moredread member no 11017
    "The reason police officers are given free pass on public transport goes back to a time when there were beat bobbies that covered a particular area and for ease they could use buses for the ease of getting from one part of their beat to another."

         Bagpuss member no 12016
    "Nulla mensa sine impensa"


         1kimmeh1 member no 10714
    "Wow and i thought i had it rough ,Its such a drawn out process but hopefully worth it in the end"

         Gravey957 member no 10319

    "I am starting at a YOI in the new year ( same age group ) and am doing the YPE specific poelt ! I fully intend to post a diary so keep your eyes peeled"

         GSDKris member no 10287
    "Unless they've frozen the gate, or your ordered to stay in an emergency, there's not much that can be done to make you stay, you are not a prisoner. You can volunteer to stay or be told to stay. I know I'd prefer to volunteer than be told."

         Hornet02 member no 111858
    " I agree with Falkor tbh. Don't sit and complain about something if you are in a situation where you can contribute to making the issue/s better."


         Thinkdeep member no 10390
    "Did you threaten a prisoner with no dinner? And do you think you earned a nod of approval? I hope you will learn soon what art.2,3 and 8 of Human rights act means, or duty of care means. Under no circumstances you can threaten a prisoner with no dinner! I'd like to think you did this because of lack of life experience."

         Kangaroo member no 12271

    "a roasting would have done the job, maybe. To go through training and lose it for such a silly thing. I bet shes kicking herself. I reckon she must have ruffled a few feathers already."

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    " Just watched screwed on Netflix but it says based on a book by Ronnie Thompson not Jeff Kelly."


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