Justice Minister Chris Grayling outlines prison reforms on Lincoln visit

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Chris Grayling visited The Lincolnite’s offices on April 21 to explain the Conservative Party’s plans for the justice system and prisons.

He was joined by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Lincoln, Karl McCartney, and the two answered questions on reoffending in Lincoln, the problem of legal highs and proposals to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights.

The latter also offered his thoughts on what needs to be done to improve the criminal justice system in Lincoln if he is re-elected on May 7.

The minister added that there are no plans for an immigration centre in the city and that Lincoln Prison will remain as it is.

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