Prison Officers' Association: We support retaining Lincoln jail

The Prison Officers' Association says it hopes its members will be able to join forces with the other people campaigning to keep Lincoln Prison open following news that its future is under review.

Spokesperson Joe Simpson says at the moment they are just dealing with rumours about its future.

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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.