TITLE

Prison workshops 'are barely used'

AUTHOR(S)
Martin Bentham
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Evening Standard;10/17/2012, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
WORKSHOPS at Britain's biggest prison are almost empty despite a ministerial pledge to make inmates do a 40-hour week, the Government's jails watchdog warned today.
ACCESSION #
82552531

 

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