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Liberal Democrats policy on private prisons



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...” ‐

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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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