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Criticism of Lincoln Prison

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.

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