CONDITIONS SQUALID AND DANGEROUS BECAUSE OF STAFF CUTS SAYS REPORT

PRISONS SQUALID AND DANGEROUS DUE TO STAFF CUTS, REPORT SAYS

THE GOVERNMENT MUST NOW TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SOME OF THE WORST PRISON CONDITIONS THAT INSPECTORS HAVE EVER SEEN.

"The government must now take responsibility for some of the worst prison conditions that inspectors have ever seen.
Peter Clarke said the level of assaults, drug use, and squalor had "no place in an advanced nation in the 21st century".
"Some prisons, in very difficult circumstances, have made valiant efforts to improve.

Prisoners in England and Wales are enduring some of the most disturbingconditions ever seen as violence and self-harm rockets due to stretched resources and staff shortages, the chief prisons inspector has said. Peter Clarke...

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