Member reappointed to Prison Service Pay Review Body

The Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon. Robert Buckland QC, has announced the reappointment of Leslie Manasseh MBE as a member of the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB) for a term of 1 year. This term commenced on 17 August 2021 and will run until 16 August 2022.

PSPRB provides the government with independent advice on the remuneration of operational prison staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as set out in The Prison Service (Pay Review Body) Regulations 2001 (SI 2001 No. 1161).

Appointments and reappointments to PSPRB are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. This reappointment has been made in line with the Commissioner’s Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies.

Public appointments to PSPRB are made by the Prime Minister.

Leslie Manasseh MBE

Mr Manasseh has been a member of PSPRB since 2015. Prior to this he was the Deputy General Secretary of Prospect, a trade union of 150,000 specialists, professionals and managers across the private and public sector between 2010 and 2015. The majority of his career prior to this was spent in Connect (formerly the Society of Telecom Executives), initially as the National Organiser and Director of Organisation and Development followed by eight years as the Deputy General Secretary. He was also the President of the TUC from September 2014 to September 2015, having previously been a general council member since 2002.

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