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A damning report has found serious failings at Lincoln Jail, including the case of one prisoner who was held for a staggering nine years longer than he should have been.
The publication, from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons, comes only days after the jail was saved from closure.
The report lists problems with staff morale and prisoners' welfare and the apparent easy access to drugs and alcohol inside the jail. Kate Hemingway reports.
Following a damning report of Lincoln Prison we have spoken to the city's MP, Karl McCartney.
The governor of the jail was replaced earlier this year with new incumbent Peter Wright.
A damning report about Lincoln Prison has revealed that a foreign national was held inside the jail for almost a decade longer than he should have been.
The report, which is as a result of an unannounced inspection this summer, has also revealed that the jail is holding 50 percent more prisoners than it should be. Kate Hemingway reports.