Urgent Question on the recent disturbance at HMP Long Lartin

12 October 2017

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Richard Burgon, asked an Urgent Question on prisons policy and the recent disturbance at HMP Long Lartin.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Sam Gyimah, responded to the statement, confirming the incident and outlining details from it.

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