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Justice Secretary: Tackling prison suicide 'huge priority'

A record number of people killed themselves in prison last year.

New figures show 119 inmates took their own lives in England and Wales. There were also record numbers of self-harm incidents and assaults.

Justice Secretary Liz Truss told Danny Shaw that these are problems she's determined to deal with.

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Prison suicides rise to record level in England and Wales

  • 26 Jan 2017
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