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The Prison Cell

Type: ReportsWritten by Peter Young | Thursday 26 November 1987

Britain's prison system is in a state of crisis. Violent incidents, industrial disruption and rooftop sieges are common reminders that radical reform of the system is urgently required. Antiquated Victorian prisons often house three prisoners in cells designed for one. The overcrowding and poor conditions inevitably lead to resentment and tensions which break out in violence.

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Aiding Development

Type: ReportsWritten by Peter Young | Wednesday 10 December 1986

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