Glyn Travis, Assistant Secretary of the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said today's disturbance was "no surprise" to the POA.
"It's all down to chronic staff shortfalls and a management that are hell-bent on delivering things they can't deliver safely. Prisoners are saying 'We're not dealing with this'. "They will react."
More top news
Sunny spells. Further wintry showers. Frosty.
Mainly dry with sunny spells.
A former pole-dancer Natasha Gordon has been jailed for fours years at for encouraging the suicide of Matthew Birkinshaw from Walsall.