Prison capacity to be expanded across Britain

BRITAIN is on course for a massive expansion in prison capacity, an assessment from the Centre for Crime & Justice Studies (CCJS) revealed today.

In England and Wales, nearly 22,000 extra prison places are being planned in the coming years, while in Scotland an extra 3,600 prison places are under development.

The analysis comes as the government in London reaffirms its plans to spend £2.5 billion building four new prisons in England.

Last year, Justice Secretary Robert...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-06-30 14:08
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