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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:03 pm on 19th December 2016.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Labour, Wrexham 5:03 pm, 19th December 2016

I am very grateful, Mr Speaker. You are most accommodating.

The Secretary of State has already mentioned HM Prison Berwyn in Wrexham, which will open in February next year and will be the largest prison in western Europe. In due course, 2,000 men will reside there. Will she meet me so that I can discuss with her the arrangements for the opening, to allay some of the concerns of my constituents, which, as she can imagine on a day like today, have risen somewhat?