BBC exclusive: A look inside Wandsworth prison (Part 1) – BBC News


A radical reform of the prison system in England and Wales was at the heart of the Queen’s Speech today. Ministers are describing it as the biggest shake-up since the Victorian era. The legislation will pave the way for the first six reform prisons – places where governors will be given sweeping new powers. One of them is Wandsworth Prison where the BBC has gained exclusive access. Our correspondent Ed Thomas has spent the last week there – he reports on a prison where drug fueled violence is rife and staff are overstretched.

Please subscribe HERE

Islamic State’s ‘Most Wanted’
World In Pictures
Big Hitters
Just Good News