Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson has visited the site at HMP Standford Hill where two wind turbines will be built.
He told reporters: “If agreement can be reached for them to supply power to Sheppey’s prisons, this will reduce their energy bills and be a further saving to taxpayers.”
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Prisons will be expected to reform prisoners as well as punish them under new proposals, set to be unveiled on Thursday.