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Prisons in crisis due to ‘perverse’ government overhaul

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The president of the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has said prisons in England and Wales are in crisis due to a “perverse” government overhaul and a “toxic mix” of pressures.

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Prisons in crisis due to ‘perverse’ government overhaul

Shared from on 2 August 2017

The president of the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has said prisons in England and Wales are in crisis due to a “perverse” government overhaul and a “toxic mix” of pressures.

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Prisons in crisis due to ‘perverse’ government overhaul

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The president of the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has said prisons in England and Wales are in crisis due to a “perverse” government overhaul and a “toxic mix” of pressures.

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Prisons in crisis due to ‘perverse’ government overhaul

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The president of the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has said prisons in England and Wales are in crisis due to a “perverse” government overhaul and a “toxic mix” of pressures.

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Prison officers to withdraw from riot duty in pay dispute

Shared from on 28 February 2017

Prison Officers Association members will withdraw from voluntary duties, including manning "Tornado" teams which respond to outbreaks of disorder.

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Prison guards go on surprise ‘strike’ amid rising fears for their safety at work

Shared from on 15 November 2016

Thousands of prison officers will stop working today in protest over health and safety concerns, their union has announced.

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Prisons in England and Wales get boost of 2,500 new staff to tackle violence

Shared from on 3 November 2016

Justice secretary to announce £104m recruitment drive to combat sharp rise in drug abuse and attacks

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Prison staff shortages leave jails facing ‘bloodbaths’ – union

Shared from on 2 November 2016

A shortage of prison officers has left jails in England and Wales facing "bloodbaths", a union has warned

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Justice ministry to take over Medway child jail from G4S

Shared from on 5 May 2016

The Ministry of Justice is to take over the management of a G4S-run child jail in Kent that has been at the centre of allegations of abuse.

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Prison whistleblowers being threatened with dismissal

Shared from on 21 October 2014

Tory MP Gavin Williamson attacks ‘arrogant, high-handed’ attitude to those raising concerns about safety and violence

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‘Danger money’ for Northern Ireland prison staff

Shared from on 9 January 2014

More than 1,000 prison service staff in Northern Ireland are to receive special annual danger money payments because of the threat from dissident republicans.

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Prisons invite 3,000 staff they paid off to rejoin in new jobs

Shared from on 6 December 2013

The Prison Service is recruiting 1,000 more officers to help to tackle a staffing crisis in jails even though more than 3,000 officers have left in the past two years, many with generous payoffs.

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