Drugs Readily Available At HMP Downview


A women's prison in Surrey has been criticised in a report for the "ready availability" of illegal drugs.The report by the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) said up to 50 of the Downview inmates were suspected of being suppliers, carriers or users.The IMB also said the National Offender Management Service had shown "an apparent lack of will" to ensure prison managers could tackle the issue.The Ministry of Justice said it was determined to do more.