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Rooftop protest at Oakwood

A rooftop protest has been held at the heavily criticised HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton - for the second time in a matter of weeks.

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Contingency plans in force amid HMP Oakwood protest

Bosses at security firm G4S, which runs HMP Oakwood in South Staffordshire, have put contingency plans in force as a rooftop protest continues at the prison.

A spokesman confirmed six prisoners were involved in the incident.

We can confirm that an incident involving six prisoners is taking place at HMP Oakwood.

The Ministry of Justice has been alerted and our normal contingency plans have been enacted.

– G4S spokesman

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