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Birmingham Prison (Remanded Prisoners)

Volume 886: debated on Monday 10 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has yet received the report of the assistant chief constable of the Lincolnshire Constabulary into allegations that six prisoners on remand at Winson Green, Birmingham, had been assaulted by prison officers; and if he will make a statement.

The Chief Constable of the West Midlands arranged for an assistant chief constable of the Lincolnshire police to investigate how these prisoners sustained their injuries, and the report of the investigation will be submitted to the chief constable. I understand that the investigation is not yet completed.