I have long been supportive of a new prison in North Wales and have met regularly with the Prisons Minister and leaders from North Wales authorities to discuss this. I will continue to press the case with the Justice Secretary.
A prison in North Wales would create economic opportunities and secure new jobs. I also know how important having a prison in North Wales would be to families and professional advisors of prisoners.
“I am also pleased to see a new mini-prison, known as a house-block, is going to be built at HMP Parc in South Wales.
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