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Need to remember the prison is ours we just let them stay there. So none of this it's there house or own space. You can't go to a hotel and spark up?

I vaguely remember some movie where tons of missing people were returned to the planet including Glen Miller although he was slightly changed and now played reggae
In some YOI they do get gifts,socks or little stocking filler type things. Staff will usually get a longer dinner there will be a little fewer staff on over the whole day because bang up is usually earlier. You will tend to find its harder to bang up the more difficult cons near the end of your day over the festive period.
We're also doing something different again this year for food. Last year I did a tapas which was amazing. This year with be a 3 bird game pie (pheasant, partridge and duck - all shot locally and prepared by yours truly), roast potatoes and parsnips, carrots and peas with a home made stuffing.
But boss boss....... NO.
No is a good word to have.
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2014 Wormwood Scrubs: The Inside Story

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2014 Wormwood Scrubs: The Inside Story

Post by falkor » Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:21 pm

Angela Levin, who worked at HMP Wormwood Scrubs for a decade, has laid bare the shocking state of the capital's prisons.
She said last October's cuts, which saw 20 per cent slashed off the prison budget, have left the system close to breaking point.

In Wormwood Scrubs, where she headed the Independent Monitoring Board for ten years, she said that over a fifth of staff had lost their jobs, leaving as little as five officers for 300 prisoners in some wings.

Ms Levin, who has written a book detailing her experiences at the west London prison, also said that at any time around a quarter of inmates were detainees waiting to be removed from the country.

She said: "London prisons are clogged up with detainees waiting to be deported, there are hundreds of them.

"They languish in the system waiting for their embassies to give them permission to be deported, and waiting for the paperwork to go through.

"They could be held in prisons in the country where it's less crowded. They haven't got family who want to visit them in London, and that would reduce the numbers being held in overstretched prisons."

Ms Levin also said that drugs are endemic in prisons, and described being offered heroin by an inmate who knew that she was an official.

She said that she and been trying to get a prison transfer for the man, who had been angry in their last encounter because he wanted to be moved north to be nearer his family ...... m o r e
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