5 Sep 2023

Lack of engagement on RAAC ‘worries’ Prison Officers Association

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

The chief inspector of prisons in England and Wales has said it would be “enormously concerning” if RAAC was found in their buildings – as they simply don’t have any spare capacity to shut down affected space.

Earlier I spoke to Steve Gillan, the General Secretary of the Prison Officers Association and I asked him first about what exactly he knew about the RAAC situation in the prison estate?