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Contact us

For general enquiries and Freedom of Information requests:

Report and postal enquiries, including Freedom of Information requests:

HM Inspectorate of Prisons
3rd floor
10 South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 4PU

Press enquiries, for journalists only: or 07752 399 857

Please note this number and email address are only for journalists and should not be used for enquiries about individual prisoners.

Concerns about a prisoner

If you are concerned about the safety or well-being of someone in prison, you should contact the duty governor, orderly officer or safer custody team at the prison. You should make it clear that you are calling about the urgent welfare of an individual. You can find contact details for the prison by visiting Prisons in England and Wales – GOV.UK ( and searching for the prison name, or visit the Prisoners’ Families Helpline:

Worried about a loved one in prison? | Prisoners’ Families Helpline (

Key staff

Chief Inspector of Prisons
Charlie Taylor

Deputy Chief Inspector of Prisons
Martin Lomas

A Team Leader (adult male prisons)
Sara Pennington

N Team Leader (adult male prisons)
Debs Butler

O Team Leader (women’s prisons)
Sandra Fieldhouse

Y Team Leader (children and young adult establishments)
Angus Jones

I Team Leader (prisons and immigration detention)
Hindpal Singh Bhui

P Team Leader (court custody)
Kellie Reeve

Head of Health and Social Care Inspection
Tania Osborne

Head of Secretariat
Jane Boys

Head of Research, Data and Thematics
Sophie Riley

Head of Policy
Elizabeth Renard

Head of Communications
Elizabeth Barker

Head of HR, Finance and Inspection Support
Lesley Young