Strangeways Part 3 - By Carol Mayers

I was gutted the prisoner who was offered a job only stuck it out for a month! For staff in prison, it must be absolutely disheartening when you have put all your faith and time in to someone to give them a break. I know only too well because my son has screwed up so many times too. The prison officers used to say to me when I visited that he was a model prisoner. Yet when he was released from prison, it's as though he thought he was coming out to a holiday camp and that prison life was is real life, if that makes sense. The programme gutted me to be honest with you.