Steve Visits Altcourse Prison

(September 17, 2010)

Steve visited HMP Altcourse in Fazakerley today to meet with Director John McLaughlin and the Senior Management Team.  A long and informative discussion with staff was followed by a tour of the prison workshops and accommodation blocks.  “It was a very useful exercise,” said Steve.  “Prisons are under tremendous pressure these days and it was very interesting to see what's happening at the chalk face.” Altcourse is a privately run Category B prison which houses around 1100 young offenders and adult male prisoners.

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