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It contains six categories which range from not busy to dangerously overcrowded (2,8).
Passengers on one of the overcrowded trains on the Rhymney line yesterday
Rob Preece, Campaigns and Communications Manager at the Howard League for Penal Reform, told the ECHO: "It's tempting to see these sort of figures and think 'Well, that's only overcrowding of 100',' but if you're in a cell designed for one person and there's two prisoners in it, there's two of you that are overcrowded rather than one.
The three situations are: a dwelling can become statutorily overcrowded as a result of children growing up and reaching the age of ten.
Other overcrowded prisons were Altcourse, Doncaster, Pentonville, Preston, Manchester, Elmley, Nottingham and Durham.
Swansea, a category B/C men's prison, is the third most overcrowded prison in England and Wales, with levels at 182% of what they should be.
Labour and the Tories need to abandon knee-jerk, sensationalist policies that claim to be tough on crime, but just contribute to overcrowded prisons and lead to more reoffending.
AS YOU cram shoulder to shoulder into an unpleasantly overcrowded three-car Merseyrail train, reflect on the LDP Business report (October 27) that you are helping owners Abelio (formerly NedRail) and Serco to make record profits.
Summary: At least 34 people have died after an overcrowded bus plunged into a gorge in Kangra valley in northern India.
She added: "It is hard to pretend we are providing these children the best education in such overcrowded classes.
NEW figures have revealed Durham Prison is in Britain's top 10 overcrowded prisons.
Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi authorities have found several overcrowded accommodations in a campaign against illegal constructions (and overcrowding) in buildings which began on February 1, a senior official told Gulf News.