Prison officer Nicola WIlliams attacked while on duty
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New plans to curb prison staff attacks

Prison officers in England and Wales are to receive greater protection from violent inmates under new measures from the Ministry of Justice.

Serious assaults are at a record high. Under the plans, prisoners who attack staff will be taken to court.

The BBC's Rebecca Williams reports.

  • 16 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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