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Liberal Democrats policy on private prisons

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Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Public statementsYes, but eliminate contractual occupancy quotas

Liberal Democrats answer is based on the following data:

Public statements

Answer: Yes, but eliminate contractual occupancy quotas

Reference: “Significantly reduce the prison population, which is currently the largest in Western Europe. This will include greater use of t...” ‐org.uk

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Party’s support base

Liberal Democrat Party Voters’ Answer: No, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Importance: Less Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 4,693 voters that identify as Liberal Democrat.

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