Shock plans to close Northallerton Prison have led to an early morning meeting between jail staff and union leaders.
A total of 205 staff and contract jobs are set to go as a result of the closure.
Northallerton and three other prisons are set to close, making way for two new ‘super jails’.
The government says the closure is nothing to do with the quality of the prison or its staff.
They say it is about getting the taxpayer the best value for their money.
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