Tuesday 21 February 2017 / 9:02 PM 2017 Press Archive / The Latest from Labour

Liz Truss is fast becoming the Secretary of State for prison escapes – Burgon

Richard Burgon,
Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary
, commenting on the escape of a prisoner from outside Aintree
University Hospital, said:

“Liz
Truss is fast becoming the Secretary of State for prison escapes. Under her
watch the prison system lurches from crisis to crisis and she seems to have no
cure.

“Liz
Truss’ flagship Prisons and Courts Bill is due to this week and the pressure on
her to deliver is mounting.”