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Please note that this telephone number and email address are only for journalists with enquiries about the work of HMI Prisons. Please do not use them to ask for information about individual prisoners, which we will not be able to provide. If you need help finding a prisoner or are worried about a prisoner, see: How to find a prisoner and get help – HM Inspectorate of Prisons (