Nottingham prison has been highlighted by The Howard League for Penal Reform has for its overcrowding problem.
The charity says financial cuts mean that prisoners were forced to share cells not designed for multiple people.
The charity also says prisoners are kept locked up for up to twenty two hours a day and that this is the reason for violence and self-injury in prisons.
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Soldiers from the Mercian Regiment will parade in Nottingham later.
A good deal of cloud but for many a dry day.
Bright morning across southern parts, after a chilly start, but thicker cloud in the northwest will push southeast during afternoon.