Staff 'shocked' by Suffolk prison closure

Staff say they have been left 'shocked' and 'absolutely devastated', by the decision to close a prison in Suffolk.

Blundeston Prison near Lowestoft is one of four which will close under government modernisation plans. It says it can no longer afford to keep it open, but the decision's proved controversial.

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Blundeston Prison Closure

Blundeston Prison, near Lowestoft, could be set to close as part of government plans to slash the prison budget.