‘We’ll make Doncaster a jail to be proud of’

HMP Doncaster Prison.

HMP Doncaster Prison.

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Bosses at Doncaster Prison say they will make the jail a facility to be proud of, after it was slated in an inspection.

An unannounced inspection of the jail, at Marshgate, has described it as a prison ‘in decline’.

Wyn Jones, director of custodial operations at the prison’s operator. Serco, said: “Serco has a strong track record of prison management in the UK and abroad and we are proud of what has been achieved at HMP & YOI Doncaster over the past 20 years. However the prison has recently faced a number of significant challenges and has sometimes struggled to cope with some of these.


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