'Worrying' rise in violence at Portland YOI

A REPORT by the Chief Inspector of Prisons says there has been a ‘worrying upward trend in levels of violence’ at Portland Young Offender Institution (YOI).
The island prison provides a ‘purposeful regime for prisoners’ but some safety issues required attention, said Nick Hardwick.
He said his report was a ‘mixed one.’
See tomorrow’s Echo for the full story.


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