Category: Prison

A money saving idea – a bit grisly, but…..

From what I’ve heard it costs between £30,000 – £50,000 a year to keep someone in prison (though don’t know how they got that figure). So based on that, to keep someone who’s done something to land them a life sentence would cost the following: 20 years = £600,000 – £1,000,000 (a million quid) 25 years = £750,000 – £1,250,000 30 years = £900,000 – £1,500,000 In comparison, a length of rope costs less than £1 a metre (unless maybe it was bought through one of New Labour’s dodgy PFI Contracts). A Gun such as a Heckler & Koch MP5 can be picked up over in the USA for about

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