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Belfast's Hydebank Wood prisons 'not good enough'

Performance at two of Northern Ireland's prisons is not good enough, inspectors have said.

They have made more than 150 recommendations for improvements at the women's prison and young offenders centre at Hydebank Wood in Belfast.

The inspectors said they had "significant concerns" that both prisons were in a "downward spiral".

BBC Northern Ireland home affairs correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 01 Oct 2013