New Prison: South Wales

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th October 2018.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales 12:00 am, 24th October 2018

The hon. Gentleman makes an important point, and clearly we would like the population of the prison estate to decline, but of course we also have to keep the community safe, and it is the right thing to do. We need to modernise the estate, and we would like to build a prison in south Wales.