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Today, in line with the rise of the economic story in communities and an economic emphasis on efficiency and private sector management, the BBC reports that the Ministry of Justice in the UK hasĀ announced plans to close two prisons and privatize eight more.

The decision is “to balance the need to increase efficiency”, the MoJ said….Birmingham prison will be the first jail to be transferred from the public to the private sector in the UK in October, with the loss of more than 100 jobs.