Necessity Still Breeds Ingenuity - Archive of SQUALL MAGAZINE 1992-2006

Prison Pops Up

Squall Download 3, March/April 2000, pg. 6.

The UK prison population could rise from 67,800 to 80,300 within the next seven years according to latest Home Office figures released at the beginning of Feb.

Continuing his Tory predecessor’s legacy of incarceration measures, Jack Straw’s accent on punishment has meant that three new prisons are now planned to cope with the numbers with further extension work to be carried out on existing prisons.