Blundeston Prison Closure

Blundeston Prison, near Lowestoft, could be set to close as part of government plans to slash the prison budget.

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Monitoring board hits out at plan to close Suffolk prison

An independent board charged with monitoring Blundeston Prison in Suffolk has hit out at plans to close it.

Michael Cadman is the longest-serving member of the board, which publishes annual reports on the Lowestoft jail.

He fears the closure will affect prisoners' rehabilitation and mean they remain behind bars for longer.

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