A PERFECT storm of cuts and overcrowding has left prisoners more likely to die behind bars than they were five years ago, shadow prisons minister Jo Stevens warned yesterday.
The Cardiff Central MP highlighted that swingeing £900 million budget cuts since 2010 have put both...
Thursday 12th May 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
PRISON staff at the notorious Wormwood Scrubs jail walked out yesterday over health and safety concerns.
Members of the Prison Officers Association (POA), who are barred from taking formal industrial action, gathered outside the west London facility in protest against a spate of recent...
Saturday 7th May 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
CONDITIONS in one of Britain’s most notorious prisons are returning to Victorian squalor, violence and rat infestation, inspectors said yesterday.
A scathing report by the Inspectorate of Prisons showed that Wormwood Scrubs in London had seen a deterioration in safety and...
Tuesday 12th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain