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5) Failing that move into a local prison.

You just know that somewhere out there is a property developer who is salivating at the thought of the government finally getting its act together and replacing the last of our old Victorian prisons with new ones fit for purpose.

The developer no doubt thinks that HMP Pentonville et al can be converted to make high-density affordable housing with which to offset the planning conditions for his adjacent glass-and-steel high-rise. And it's not like any of the owners of the luxury flats will care about looking down onto a set of old prison blocks, because the Russian oligarchs will never even visit their expensive new properties.

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