One in 20 prisoners are gipsies, says official report – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2014 in news, ombudsmen, prisons, statistics, travellers, young offenders by tracey

‘ Gipsies make up one in 20 of the jail population, according to a new report by an official watchdog. Research by Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons, found gipsies and travellers were “significantly over represented” in adult prisons in England and Wales, making up 5 per cent of the total.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th March 2014