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Prison and Police food items and costs (FOI)

Prison and Police food items and costs (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 06 March 2023.
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Please provide an up-to-date list of canteen products and prices for police headquarters and the prison for staff. 


Please provide a list products and prices for prison inmates.


What food is supplied to current prisoners including breakfast, lunch and dinner?


What is happening with the kitchen that caught fire in the prison?


How much does it cost for a prisoner to phone a local line and why do you divert all calls through a 01481 738199 from the prison?



The States of Jersey Police does not, either directly or through a contractor, provide canteen products to staff working at Police Headquarters.  

Please see attached spreadsheet for prison products and prices. This is the same for staff and inmates. 


Please refer to attachment in response to question A.  


A four-week menu is available for prisoners. An example menu is attached. The prison also caters for medical, religious or other special dietary requirements. Breakfast is served on the wings and consists of cereals, toast, bread. Organic products grown at the prison are used where possible.

4 week menu.pdf


Investigations took place following the fire in the prison on 21 January 2022. Once all investigations were completed Iain Mcinnes BSc MRICS, Director Building & Project Consultancy was appointed to project manage and coordinate the works liaising directly with the prison. 

Works will commence on 20 March 2023 lasting for approximately 26 weeks. 


Area CodeDescriptionDay RateEvening RateWeekend RateMinimum Rate
01534 Jersey Local 0.02 0.02 0.02 
07 UK Mobiles 0.2 
0.2 0.1 
07700 Jersey Mobile Sure 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 
07797 Jersey Mobile JT 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 
07829 Jersey Mobile Vodafone 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 

Rates are per minute.

Calls do not go through the above number, they go through 01534 441800. 

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