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Problem prisons in Midlands

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

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Leicestershire prison has high assault rate

Seven assaults were recorded every week at Glen Parva young adults’ prison last year according to the Howard League for Penal Reform.

Ministry of Justice statistics show there were 392 assaults during 2012. Only four other prisons in England and Wales recorded more.

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