- Newest Scottish prison in Peterhead ‘doing well but can improve’
- Its chairman Bob Neill said prison safety was a matter that “cannot wait”.
- The committee said the prison service has a “major issue” with staff retention, which resulted in a net gain of only 440 prison officers in 2015 following the recruitment of 2,250.
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@Andy__Bell__: “.@CommonsJustice Committee raises concerns re prison safety , mental health support is vital”
Prison safety in England and Wales has “deteriorated” and needs improving as figures show escalating self-harm, violence and disorder, MPs say.
Prison safety ‘deteriorating’ in England and Wales, say MPs