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Prisoners are easy targets

Stripping prisoners of their privileges isn't courageous

By Edward George  


Last week the Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, outlined changes to the rules regulating prisoners’ privileges. The changes, which include requiring all convicted prisoners to wear uniforms for the first two weeks of their sentences and restricting access to television, films and private cash, are designed to make prison more punitive.

Not many people will lose sleep about prisons ditching their Sky TV subscriptions, or inmates…

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