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New prisoner rehab pilot scheme launched

A "payment-by-results" pilot project aimed at cutting reoffending has officially been launched.

Investors have put £5m in social impact bonds to fund rehabilitation work with 3,000 Peterborough Prison inmates.

They could earn a return of up to £8m from the government and the Big Lottery Fund if their cash helps rehabilitate criminals.

Danny Shaw reports.

  • 10 Sep 2010
  • From the section UK
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