Cookham Wood YOI staff 'unaware of closure plans until last minute'

Fiona Simpson
Friday, May 24, 2024

Staff at Cookham Wood Young Offender Institution (YOI) did not know of plans to close the establishment until shortly before it was announced, leaving young people and workers “in limbo”, inspectors have revealed.

Cookham Wood YOI is set to close at the end of May. Picture: HMI Prisons
Cookham Wood YOI is set to close at the end of May. Picture: HMI Prisons

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