Prisons Under Pressure as the Cost of Freedom Rises

The cost of freedom under austerity is weighing on ex-prisoners who struggle with financial instability on release from jail and become more likely to re-offend, continuing a vicious circle of crime and punishment just when prisons approach full capacity across Britain and the rest of Europe, charities told CNBC.

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