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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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Prison officers protest over closure of two West Country jails

Prison officers have been staging a demonstration outside Parliament today over the closure of 7 jails around the country, including two here in the West.

Shepton Mallet closes next month and Gloucester this weekend - part of a plan to replace older units with a new super-prison elsewhere in the country. Bob Constantine has more on the ITV West Country News at 6pm.

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