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A prisoner was murdered by three inmates in a violent feud over the control of a "lucrative" contraband route into the jail, a court heard. 
The stabbing took place just after 3pm, outside cells in an area not covered by CCTV. Funny that…

How are prisoners able to get contraband into “secure prisons”? Isn’t there supposed to be a guard wondering around outside 24/7 to ensure no wrong doing is taking place? What are they doing, sleeping?

Prosecutor Mark Heywood QC said the group specifically targeted him and those with him. Prisons need to become stricter to ensure there are no contraband routes into the jail to cause conflict between the inmates.





Michael Holmes has blasted the body responsible for handing out licences following the ‘catastrophic’ roll-out of an online system.

Michael, 26, from Trafford applied for a renewal application but has since been unable to work for 4 weeks because of the delay in obtaining his license.
But after more than a month, he’s still waiting for his online application to be processed. Applicants are charged £220 to renew their licence
, a hefty fee to pay when the process is so lengthy.

The SIA published an update of the licensing process and improvements supposedly made in their July 2017 newsletter: https://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Documents/sia-update/eUpdate-1707.html

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