Prison extremists to be put in special units in jails
Extremist prisoners who “seek to poison the minds of others” will be put in special units in English and Welsh jails, the government has said.
Justice Secretary Liz Truss also set out plans for the removal of extremist books from prison libraries and stronger vetting of prison chaplains.
It comes after a report found there was “complacency” at the “growing problem” of Islamist extremism in jails.
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