Lincoln MP says he has held talks about prison future

Lincoln MP Karl McCartney says he has had talks with the Ministry of Justice about its ongoing review of the city's prison which could result in the site being closed or turned into an immigration removal centre.

He is urging those conducting the review to retain the prison in its current state.

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Lincoln Prison Future Doubts

The future of Lincoln Prison is in doubt. Lincolnshire County Council says talks are taking place that could see it downgraded to category C or even closed and turned into an immigration detention centre.