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Prisons in England, Wales roll out secure video calls for prisoners

Wednesday 20 May 2020 | 11:30 CET | News
Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) plans to introduce family video calls at prisons and young offender institutions (YOIs) in England and Wales following a successful trial at HMP Berwyn.

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