Prisoners receive £10m compensation in last five years
Prisoners in England and Wales have received more than £10m in compensation over the past five years, figures show.
Figures released by the Ministry of Justice to the Press Association showed almost £1.6m was paid out in 2010/11.
Four prisoners got between £125,000 and £62,000 in personal injury cases.
Three got £25,000 for "false imprisonment".
Robin Brant reports.
26 Jun 2011
- From the section UK