15 Sep 2023

80 prison officers did not attend shifts on day Daniel Khalife escaped Wandsworth prison

Senior Political Correspondent

A government minister has confirmed that 80 prison officers at Wandsworth prison did not attend their shifts on the day that Daniel Khalife escaped.

Justice minister Damian Hinds confirmed the figure, which equates to 39 per cent of the total staff, in response to a question from the local Labour MP.