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Moor Court Open Prison, Oakamoor

Volume 22: debated on Thursday 22 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the future of Moor Court open prison, Oakamoor.

We are currently considering whether to close Moor Court women's open prison in view of a substantial underuse of open places for women prisoners. The staff and the trade unions concerned are being consulted, and we shall take full account of their views before making a final decision.