The Guardian view on Boris Johnson’s fact-free claims: dodging responsibility on terror attack | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

Mr Johnson is attempting to distance himself from his party’s grinding destruction of the justice system in England and Wales after nine years of austerity and outsourcing. Only last year the chief inspector of prisons said that present conditions in jails have “no place in an advanced nation”. The Khan case threatens to illuminate how the Tory policies have made sure prison does not work, with deadly consequences for the general public.

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Second ex-offender helped tackle London Bridge attacker

Ironic… eh Boris?

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Marc Conway, who served time in jail, intervened with others including murderer James Ford

A former prisoner has been named as the second person who intervened to take down the perpetrator of the London Bridge attack.

Marc Conway, who was formerly in prison at HMP Grendon, now works as a policy officer at the Prison Reform Trust.

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