Feltham 'unacceptably violent'

Feltham young offenders institute is 'unacceptably violent' say prisons inspectors.

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Feltham needs 'fundamental review'

Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons has told ITV News that if he was the parent of a child in Feltham he'd be very worried indeed. He said Feltham was an unacceptably violent place with gang-related fights every day and staff were struggling to cope.

The HM Inspectorate of Prisons found that there was a high level of baton use like truncheons, greater in fact than in any other prison in the country, ever.

Feltham has made a small start by changing the population; only having sentenced boys there - not boys on remand - making the population more stable.

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