21 January 2019
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"Wales has the highest imprisonment rate in western Europe, new research has claimed.
The Wales Governance Centre's analysis of official figures also reveals average custody rates are higher than in England for a number of different groups and offences.
In particular, non-white Welsh prisoners are overrepresented in prison."
See: UK: Wales has 'highest imprisonment rate' in western Europe (BBC News, link):
And: Wales Governance Centre: Sentencing and Immediate Custody in Wales: A Factfile (pdf) by Dr Robert Jones
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