Thorn Cross open prison praised by inspectors


An open prison in Cheshire is well-led, with very good outcomes for prisoners and few violent incidents, according to Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons, Peter Clarke. HMP and YOI Thorn Cross in Warrington, which houses about 380 inmates, was inspected in October last year.Inspectors found inmates were able to access good education and vocational training opportunities.Support to help prisoners resettle back into communities was also rated good.