Ashfield young offenders' institution to be turned into adult prison

HMP/YOI Ashield young offenders' institution, at Pucklechurch, near Bristol Credit: PA

The Government will convert a surplus Young Offenders Institution at HMP Ashfield into a full adult prison.

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