Sell outdated prisons and build new ones – the first step in Gove’s mission to reform the penal system

Nov 10, 2015

“So it’s interesting to note that today Gove announces plans to sell off old prisons and build 9 replacements more suited to the modern age. The plan is based on a 2013 Policy Exchange report which argued that the development value of inner-city prison sites would fund their replacement elsewhere and allow the MoJ to save further money by avoiding the costs of running outdated institutions.”

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