Seven jails in the South West are included in proposals to become 'resettlement prisons'.
The plans, which are being revealed by the Justice Secretary Chris Grayling on Thursday, will see the majority of offenders released from prisons in, or close to, the area in which they live.
- Leyhill in Gloucestershire
- Channings Wood in Newton Abbot
- Guys Marsh in Dorset
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