Prisons in Parliament

Public prison service called to bail out private prisons in times of crisis


Response to indiscipline. Photo: minoru karamatsu(柄松 稔)

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here.

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Doncaster Prison ‘certainly cannot be allowed to get any worse’

Prisoners too frightened to leave their cells

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HMP Doncaster: “This report describes a very poor prison”


The Serco-run HMP Doncaster has come under heavy fire in the latest HMP Inspectorate of Prisons report. Too many prisoners reported feeling unsafe and were at risk of violence or self-harm.

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