3,000 ‘freed early’ to ease prison crowding – The Observer

Posted May 8th, 2007 in news, prisons by sally

“The government is considering plans for the early release of up to 3,000 prisoners, after being told by senior members of the judiciary and Prison Service that there is no more room in Britain’s overflowing jails. The news is likely to prompt fresh criticism that ministers failed to anticipate the overcrowding crisis.”

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The Observer, 6th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk