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'Prisons are for rehabilitation, not just punishment', announces government

'Prison works' - that used to be the refrain of the Conservative Government. Now, the emphasis is shifting, with the Justice Secretary Liz Truss, changing the definition so that jails are seen as places for 'reform and rehabilitation', as well as punishment. Critics say she should be concentrating on sorting out the over-crowded, underfunded system first. Simon Vigar reports.