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The Government has announced Gloucester prison is one of several prisons to be closed across the country.
It's part of programme to update Britain’s prison estate and is part of the Government’s drive to build new capacity to replace older prisons and so bring down the cost of operating the prison system.
It is expected to save £63 million a year.
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MP Steve Webb says plans to turn the Young Offenders Institution near Bristol into an adult prison need proper consultation.