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Biggest women's prison in Western Europe set to close

Several of Britain's famous suffragettes were held in London's Holloway Prison, the biggest women's jail in Western Europe. It's now set to close after being branded "inadequate" by inspectors. Weekend's Paul Henley has been speaking to Hilary Beauchamp, who taught art to inmates at the prison for thirty years and wrote the book 'Holloway Prison - an inside story'. Paul asked her what it was like on the inside.

(Photo: Holloway Prison. Credit: BBC)

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