London prisons to be part of 'resettlement' scheme

A network of 70 resettlement jails that will prepare offenders to be released into the area in which they live has been unveiled by the Justice Secretary.

Here are the prisons in London affected:

  • Wandsworth
  • Brixton
  • Pentonville
  • Belmarsh
  • Thameside
  • Wormwood Scrubs
  • Isis

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Prison-shake up plans unveiled

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