FEAR of the radicalisation of prisoners has been discovered among staff at nearly all of Britain’s jails, Shipley MP Philip Davies has discovered.

For months he has sought answers from the Government and now it has revealed that staff at 130 out of 136 prisons have registered concerns about prisoner radicalisation.

The Prisoner Officers’ Association (POA), which represents staff, has praised Mr Davies for highlighting the issue and said it was “shocked” by the findings.

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