In the Media

Jail sex offender row steps up

PUBLISHED October 18, 2004

The row over whether sex offenders should be allowed at an open prison in south Wales is being taken to the Home Office in London.

Earlier this month, a convicted paedophile absconded from HMP Prescoed near Usk, prompting safety fears.
On Monday, campaigners and politicians from Monmouthshire will meet Prisons Minister Paul Goggins at Westminster.