UK prisons Q&A: The dilemmas presented by a greying jail population

Helen Warrell is the first journalist allowed into a UK jail for over a year due to a clampdown by the MoJ amid budget cuts and staff shortages. She talks about what she found at Rye Hill sex offenders prison where nearly one in five inmates is over 60 and 40 per cent are over 50. Listen to a podcast of the full report on For information regarding your data privacy, visit