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Governor on prisoner protests at Walton

Title
Governor on prisoner protests at Walton
Genre
Interview
TX Date
15 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
The Governor of Walton Prison, William Driscoll, on action taken by prisoners in reaction to prison officers’ strikes. He says eleven prisoners have barricaded themselves into a cell. He will shortly have to tell the Home Office that he cannot accept new prisoners. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
William Driscoll
Keywords
Trade unions; Government; Strikes; Labour disputes; Liverpool; Prisons; Walton Prison; Rights of prisoners; Prison officers; Prisoners

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