Cherie slams Labour on ‘factory farm’ jails – The Guardian

Posted May 12th, 2008 in criminal justice, news, prisons by sally

“Cherie Blair has attacked the government’s handling of the criminal justice system by accusing Britain’s jails of failing to protect the public. In an outspoken speech that has drawn a strong rebuttal from the Ministry of Justice, Blair, a judge and QC, said at a human rights seminar that Britain had a ‘factory farm attitude to imprisonment’.”

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The Guardian, 11th May 2008