Northallerton Prison closure

HM Northallerton Prison is set to close as the Government announced the site for a new super-prison in north Wales.

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Full Report: North Yorkshire prison to close

Northallerton Prison is to close with the loss of 135 jobs.

The Ministry of Justice announced the news as part of its plans to modernise British Prisons.

The news has dismayed many people because of the job losses it will mean in Northallerton, and because of the impact it may have on our prison service.

Watch the full report from Rachel Bullock below.

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