Unlawful punishment at prison

A High Court has ruled that seven boys were unlawfully punished at a young offenders institute in Bristol

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High Court to rule on claims made against Ashfield Prison

High Court ruling expected on claims made by 7 inmates at Ashfield Y.O.I. Credit: ITV West

A high court judge is expected to rule today on the case of seven inmates at a young offenders institute in Bristol.

The 18-year-olds at Ashfield in Pucklechurch claim they were treated unlawfully by the prison.

It's run by the company Serco. The case was heard in December and a judgement is expected today.

Mrs Justice Nicola Davies's judgment will be handed down at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

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