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Lower Security Prisons

Volume 86: debated on Wednesday 13 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps are planned to implement the control review committee's recommendations for greater home leave opportunities, the use of telephones and the relaxation of censorship in lower security prisons.

We accept the merit of the arguments advanced by the control review committee for enhancing these aspects of regimes at establishments in the lower security categories, and we intend to make a start shortly on implementing these recommendations at open establishments.