Riot fears as cigarettes set to be banned from prisons in England and Wales amid compensation

Riot fears as cigarettes set to be banned from prisons in England and Wales to stop passive smoking compensation claims from officers Jails were exempt from 2007 ban but Prison Service to outlaw it 'within two years' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:55 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:16 GMT, 3 March 2013 Prisons could be set to follow the rest of the country in introducing a smoking ban, leading to fears of unrest among inmates Prisoners are to be banned from smoking, sparking fears they might riot when they are stopped from lighting up, it was revealed today. It is believed cigarettes will be outlawed from all 123 prisons in England and Wales within the next two years, according to the People

Nearly 3,000 patients die every year because of blunders on NHS wards and further 7,500 are left severely harmed

Nearly 3,000 patients die every year because of blunders on NHS wards and further 7,500 are left severely harmed Experts warn that mistakes on the ward will increase because already overstretched staff will be unable to cope with higher numbers of patientsHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted that there may still be 'pockets' of poor care like that revealed in Mid Staffordshire in 2008 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 3 December 2012 Concern: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that there may still be 'pockets of poor care' in hospitals Nearly 3,000 patients are dying a year because of needless hospital blunders, figures reveal. Another 7,500 are severely harmed after being wrongly diagnosed, given incorrect drugs or poorly cared for

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw tweets horror at state of Parliament"s crumbling plumbing

'Urine is pouring through my ceiling': Labour MP Ben Bradshaw tweets horror at state of Parliament's crumbling plumbing Former Culture Secretary uses Twitter to reveal his office 'stinks' after urinal springs a leakExeter MP thanks staff for wearing strong perfume to disguise the smell Houses of Parliament are in need of urgent repairs worth 1.6billion | UPDATED: 17:39 GMT, 28 November 2012 A former Cabinet minister tonight revealed urine has been pouring through the ceiling of his Commons office. Labour MP Ben Bradshaw took to Twitter to complain that his office ‘stinks’ after sewage from a toilets above his office seeped through Parliament’s crumbling walls. The former Culture Secretary revealed Victorian copper piping was to blame for the disgusting plumbing problem which has plagued his office for two days.