udith Gillespie appointed as member to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

Judith Gillespie has been appointed to the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB) as member with Northern Ireland experience from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2024.

Judith is a former senior police officer. She was the Deputy Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland. She is currently an independent Chair of the Careers Advisory Forum in NI and Chair of the Garda Policing Authority’s Policing Performance and Strategy Committee.

PSPRB provides the government with independent advice on the remuneration of operational prison staff in the England and Wales, and Northern Ireland Prison Services.

Public appointments to PSPRB are made by the Prime Minister on the recommendation of the Justice Secretary in consultation with the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Justice, Northern Ireland.

Appointments to PSPRB are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. This appointment has been conducted in accordance with the Cabinet Office Governance Code on Public Appointments.

Judith Gillespie has not declared any political activity.