Statement on serious disturbance at HMP Birmingham: 19 December 2016

19 December 2016

Secretary of State for Justice, Liz Truss, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 19 December on the serious disturbance at HMP Birmingham.

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Richard Burgon, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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