Prisoners paid compensation for socks and stereos – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 26th, 2014 in compensation, complaints, news, ombudsmen, prisons, statistics by tracey

‘ Taxpayers’ money is being wasted on paying prisoners compensation for damaged stereos and missing socks, a watchdog has revealed. Jail staff need to take greater care of prisoners’ property to avoid complaints being made and redress having to be paid to inmates, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th February 2014