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Prison drug testing failures down

Conditions at a prison are improving with a drop in the number of inmates failing drugs test, a government report says.

Featherstone Prison near Wolverhampton is now a high performing prison, the Chief Inspector of Prisons said.

The number of drug test failures is down from between 30-35% per month in 2007 to 4%, the prison said.

The prison has recently introduced NVQs in recycling and Rugby Football Coaching qualifications.

The prison was inspected in October last year.



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