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Common Sense Alert! 6

A while back the Ministry of Justice changed the rules regarding how prisoners in high security prisons are searched following visits with their families. They said that 100% of category A prisoners still needed to be strip searched, but category B prisoners no longer had to be. Instead, they said, each prison should set a percentage of category B prisoners who would be strip searched at random. Most high security prisons did this immediately, setting the percentage at between ten and twenty percent. Not HMP Frankland. They did nothing. Continue reading