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As prisons minister, I saw how bad things really are on the inside

What I saw as prisons minister

7 February 2020

10:00 PM

7 February 2020

10:00 PM

What happened on Streatham High Road last weekend was exactly what I had feared during my time as prisons minister: a recently released convict mounting a terror attack. It was the second incident of this nature in Britain in three months, but the truth is we are lucky that there have not been more like it.

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