Glen Parva and Peterborough prisons 'violent'

Glen Parva has been named as one of the most violent prisons in the country Credit: HMYOI/RC Glen Parva

Glen Parva young adults prison in Leicestershire has been named as one of the five most violent prisons in England and Wales. The Howard League for Penal Reform say there were 392 assaults there last year - only four other prisons recorded more.

The report also says Peterborough Prison is the most violent in the country.

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Problem prisons in Midlands

A study by the Howard League for Penal Reform has criticised prisons across the Midlands