What’s it like to spend 24 hours in prison?

Damning headlines of the conditions in prisons across London and the UK have flooded our screens and papers in the last few years.

From dangerous overcrowding and the escape of Daniel Khalife from HMP Wandsworth- to more recently a prison guard who was in court for being intimate with an inmate.

To get a better understanding of the situation the Ministry of Justice invited Evening Standard journalist Katie Strick into HMP Pentonville.

Tanya Francis sat down with Katie to find out what she saw during her 24 hours inside one of London’s prisons.

Nora Fakim 11th July 2024

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