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The result is that defendants are being wrongly imprisoned, according to the leader of the Prison Governors' Association, Eoin McLennan-Murray.
One would have thought that the opinions of the Prison Governors' Association, coupled with the support of the former Chief Inspector of Prisons would have carried some considerable weight in their supporting the proposal to allow some prisoners to vote.
The Prison Governors' Association (PGA) will be urged to back a motion which says short-term sentences do not reform criminals, and contribute to record overcrowding.
Prison Governors' Association president Paul Tidball noted that Lord Woolf's seminal report on the Strangeways riots of 1990 advised against large prisons, saying they should not hold more than 400.
Mr Tidball, president of the Prison Governors' Association, added, "Also, small local prisons tend to be adjacent to main railway stations, facilitating easy and 'green' visits by prisoners' families and official visitors.
Charles Bushell, head of the Prison Governors' Association said police cells wouldn't be used unless they absolutely had to be, because they were expensive.
He will also stand down as president of the Prison Governors' Association at the end of this month.
THE riot at Lincoln Prison was caused by overcrowding, the president of the Prison Governors' Association has claimed.