In the Media

Call to move 'She Wing' prisoners

PUBLISHED September 5, 2005

The remaining women prisoners in Durham jail should be removed as a matter of urgency, according to the Chief Inspector of Prisons, Anne Owers.

Her call comes as an inspection report reveals there are high levels of distress among female prisoners.
A number of inmates were moved after a previous report recommeded the closure of the prison's women's unit, but six remain in worsening conditions.