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Borstal (Feltham)

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 29 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will take steps to improve the present situation at Her Majesty's Borstal Institution, Feltham, following recent escapes there; and whether he will make a statement.

Action has been taken to improve security inside the institution and work on an improvement to perimeter security will begin shortly. It is hoped that building work will start in 1976 to replace the existing borstal by a new institution with much higher security standards.