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Prisons out of control

Title
Prisons out of control
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
5 Jan 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:16
Description
Report on the position of the Home Secretary Michael Howard after a series of escapes, riots and suicides in prisons across the country. Dominic Waghorn reports. Speakers are Michael Howard on BBC Radio (their copyright); Labour prisons spokesman, George Howarth MP; Chairman of the Prison Officers Association, John Bartell; and Chief Inspector of Prisons, Judge Stephen Tumim. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Michael Howard; BBC; Dominic Waghorn; Stephen Tumim; John Bartell; George Howarth
Keywords
Prisons; IRA; Isle of Wight; Security measures; Prisoners; Escapes; Resignation (political); Security breaches; Michael Howard; Parkhurst Prison; Home Office; Keith Rose; Matthew Williams; Everthorpe Prison; Woodcock Report; Whitemore Prison; Andrew Roger

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