Prisoner wins right to enjoy a cup of tea at night – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 6th, 2012 in complaints, news, ombudsmen, prisons by tracey

“The unnamed prisoner had complained it was unfair he was not allowed to make a hot drink or keep a Thermos flask in his cell after being locked up for the night. After being refused permission by the prison governor, he then took his case to the newly appointed Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Nigel Newcomen CBE, who agreed that banning such a luxury was in breach of the rules governing how prisoners should be held.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th July 2012