Extremist 'shared mindset' fear over prisons plan
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Extremist mindset fear on prison plan

Extremist prisoners will be put in special units in English and Welsh jails, the government has said.

Chris Dean, who is a principal psychologist, was in charge of a team overseeing the intervention of extremist groups in prisons until June last year.

He says there could be some benefits in the plans but there is a danger of extremist prisoners taking advantage of the idea to build a "shared mindset".

  • 22 Aug 2016