Health and Social Care Committee

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 1:30 pm on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter 1:30 pm, 1st November 2018

Given the picture the hon. Lady just described, she will be aware of the serious problems in Exeter Prison, which the staff there are doing their utmost to try to address. Does she agree that, as we face voting on the Budget later this afternoon, it might have been better, rather than giving tax cuts to the richest 10%, for the Chancellor to spend that money on helping our prisons to deliver the kind of services that she would like to see?