Labour warns of 'prison emergency' as riot erupts at Bedford

Phil Miller - 18 February 2019

LABOUR is warning about a “state of emergency” in British jails after inmates rioted yet again at Bedford prison.

This weekend’s chaos at Bedford came as Prisons Minister Rory Stewart now has just six months to turn around Britain’s jails or step down from his job.

The Tory MP promised last summer he would resign if prison conditions did not improve within a year... See more