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Plans for new £66million Inverness prison do not require environment study

Source: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/inverness/1217929/plans-for-new-66million-inverness-prison-do-not-require-environment-study/ Prison chiefs will be able to proceed with plans for a new £66million jail in Inverness without carrying out a detailed study of its impact on the local environment. Highland Council officials have ruled that the Scottish Prison …

No quick fix…

Source: http://www.insidetime.org/no-quick-fix/ Crammed into a tiny and overheated room at the top of the Centre for Social Justice building, London, I stood with over a hundred suited and booted reporters, academics, and civil servants to listen to Secretary of State …

Petition demands economic case for prison is published

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/environment/petition-demands-economic-case-for-prison-is-published-1-8479492 A leading prisons academic has set up a petition calling on the Government to publish the economic case for the transformation of Hindley’s jail. Dr David Scott from the Open University is one of two lecturers and researchers …

Mega-prison will not be built in Tendring

Source: http://www.harwichandmanningtreestandard.co.uk/news/15191927.Mega_prison_will_not_be_built_%20in_Tendring/ TENDRING will not be used to site a new mega prison, it has been confirmed. A Freedom of Information request revealed Tendring Council had identified sites near Frating, Horsley Cross and at Pond Hall Farm in Harwich could …