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Alan Travis

Home Affairs Editor — The Guardian

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Chief inspector of prisons demands justice secretary take urgent action over Nottingham prison saying it is "fundamentally unsafe" and in dangerous state. First instance under new 'urgent notification' process. Says 8 suicides since 2016 and warns of risk of "further tragedies"
@johnredwood . Looking for some Norman roots in the etymology of Redwood I was surprised to find there was a second Scottish 16c-18c definition beyond that inspired by the US sequoia: "completely deranged, raving, stark mad..."
Latest Lord Chancellor promises to defend the independence of judiciary and says he is second holder of the post to come from Ipswich. He says first was Lord Wolsey who lasted 14 years in the job. So far he has racked up 7 days. 
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