The inspection found violence had risen “alarmingly” in the last two years, largely fuelled by drugs
Revelation comes as select committee concludes that a no-deal Brexit "cannot be allowed to happen".
Department for Work and Pensions insists “zero tolerance” policy is rigorously enforced
After a week of disruption, latest update reveals one in four courts staff still cannot access systems
MoD parliamentary statement reveals plans for armed forces’ reservists to be called up
Minister says new scanners earmarked for introduction at 10 jails could have a positive impact in “keeping staff honest" amid smuggling concerns
Expanded senior leadership team will help next prison and probation service chief deal with secure-estate crisis.
The Home Affairs Committee urged the government to pay greater attention to its "duty of care" as it prepares to hand out £4bn worth of new contracts.
Department looks to put 50-strong team on standby for Brexit-related crises
Home Office immigration enforcement DG Tyson Hepple confirmed the department had been talking to non-governmental organisations about how to add independent oversight
The committee also warned that uncertainty about future border arrangements "will make it extremely challenging for the Home Office" to prepare for the future
Union voices anger that Disclosure and Barring Service project will not be brought back in-house