Report found prison to be 'unacceptable' and 'unsafe'

HMP Winchester was placed in special measures in January Credit: ITV Meridan

A Hampshire prison has been accused of keeping inmates in squalid conditions, creating a culture of drug abuse, violence and self harm.

That's according to a report by an Independent Monitoring Board which found prisoners at HMP Winchester were locked in their cells for more than 23 hours a day, despite it being placed in special measures.

The report blames staff shortages and a lack of funding.

Our reporter, Mary Stanley has the full report below...