Safety in Custody and Violence in Prisons

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 9th May 2016.

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Photo of Carolyn Harris Carolyn Harris Labour, Swansea East 3:39 pm, 9th May 2016

Wormwood Scrubs has been described by the Prison Officers Association as

“flooded with drugs, mobiles phones and weapons” and by the chief inspector as having cells so bad you would not keep a dog in them. Does the Minister still think that this prison is fit for purpose?