Wellingborough MP criticises prison closure plans

Wellingborough MP Peter Bone has criticised the decision to close HMP Wellingborough.

The Conservative MP told Parliament the closure of the prison in his constituency could mean the loss of up to 600 jobs. He described it as a "good improving prison" and said it was becoming more cost effective.

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Wellingborough Prison Closure

Wellingborough MP Peter Bone is fighting the planned closure of the town's prison, which could result in the loss of almost 600 prison places.