Jails release 36,600 criminals to ease overcrowding – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2008 in early release, news, prisons by sally

“A total of 36,661 convicted criminals have been released early from jail under a government scheme to cut overcrowding in prisons, the Ministry of Justice said today.”

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The Guardian, 30th September 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk