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Prison closures protest

Prison officers have been demonstrating outside parliament today over the closure of seven jails around the country, including two here in the West.

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FULL REPORT: Prison officers' protest

Prison officers have been demonstrating outside parliament today over the closure of seven jails around the country - including two here in the West Country.

Shepton Mallet closes next month and Gloucester this weekend as part of a plan to replace older units with a new super-prison elsewhere in the country. Our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine reports.

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