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'Squalid' 19th century country house-turned-prison to be shut down

Open facility criticised by inspectors now condemned as 'not fit for use'.

HMP Hewell: 'Not fit for use'

HMP Hewell: 'Not fit for use'

Date - 17th October 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Work With Offenders
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A 19th century country house being used as an open prison is to close – the first in modern times. Inmates were found living in squalor at HMP Hewell as Justice Secretary Robert Buckland told MPs it was “not fit for...
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