Prisoners denied chance to show they pose no risk
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Prisoners denied chance to show they pose no risk

Justice Secretary Liz Truss must "get a grip" on the backlog of inmates being held beyond their minimum term, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons Peter Clarke has said.

He told the Today programme many prisoners have been "denied the opportunity to show the parole board whether they still pose a risk to the public."

  • 17 Nov 2016