Corrections beefs up contract oversight after Mt Eden monitors 'overwhelmed' by Serco

Paul McBeth
Wed, 05 Oct 2016

By Paul McBeth Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Department of Corrections has beefed up its oversight of external contracts with an independent advisory board and set up new reporting lines for prison monitors as part of its response to Serco's failure in running the Mt Eden Correctional Facility (MECF).  The government prison manager today released its report into organised fighting at the Auckland remand prison. Serco failed in a High Court bid to have the report rewritten. The report made 20 recommendations, including the review of the r...

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