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United Kingdom: inspectors find squalid conditions, spiralling self-harm and violence at Bedford Prison

HM Inspector of Prisons says that conditions at HMP Bedford have deteriorated so sharply that they’ve had to issue an urgent notification for improvement.

Source: Bedford Independent (17/11/2023)