HM Prison Parc

Part of 3. Topical Questions – in the Senedd at 3:18 pm on 15 May 2024.

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Photo of Luke Fletcher Luke Fletcher Plaid Cymru 3:18, 15 May 2024

And, of course, it’s good to hear that liaison is happening, but what direct conversations is Welsh Government having with the G4S officials at Parc prison? The stories coming out of Parc prison are very concerning: two deaths within hours of each other, those being the eighth and ninth deaths in the space of two months, as well as alleged open drug use, neglect of inmates’ health—I could go on. Would she also support the calls of her colleague Beth Winter that Parc should ultimately be brought back under Government control, and would she also agree that the long-awaited devolution of justice would help us actually deal with the situation ourselves?