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Prison ‘becoming gentrified’ complain long-term residents of Wandsworth

Wandsworth Prison is traditionally an ethnically diverse working class part of London, and for years was strenuously avoided by the well-to-do. Now, however, an influx of MPs, game show hosts, TV presenters and other celebrities is, according to many long term residents, changing the traditional character of the jail.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2013
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‘Swapping Points for Prison’ – The prison diary of Chris Huhne

‘I’m beginning to think HMP doesn’t stand for Hotel for Members of Parliament.’

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2013
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Chris Huhne starts work on series of escape tunnels

trying to blag a motorbike off some nonce on E wingChris Huhne is to launch an audacious escape bid from Wandsworth prison after finding living conditions inside less than satisfactory. The disgraced MP had originally expected a 5-star hotel, but a brief introductory tour of his wing confronted him with the grim reality of a 3-star Belgian Ibis.

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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