Two-year extension of Rainsbrook STC contract sparks concerns

Fiona Simpson
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Sector leaders have criticised a move to extend MTC’s contract to run Rainsbrook secure training centre (STC) until 2023 amid concerns over the isolation of children during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Children were kept in cells at Rainsbrook STC for as many as 23.5 hours a day, inspectors found. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children were kept in cells at Rainsbrook STC for as many as 23.5 hours a day, inspectors found. Picture: Adobe Stock

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