Disgraced Vicky Pryce 'moved to Kent open prison East Sutton Park' near Maidstone after conviction
East Sutton Park is on
open prison in a 15th Century mansion
Disgraced Vicky Pryce has reportedly been moved to an open
prison in Kent days after being jailed over a speeding points
The 60-year-old is said to have been transferred to East Sutton
Park, near Maidstone, on Friday.
She was jailed for eight months alongside her ex-husband and
former cabinet minister Chris Huhne for swapping speeding points in
Economist Pryce had started her sentence at Holloway prison in
north London on Monday.
Four days later, she was reportedly moved to East Sutton Park,
which is a Grade II-listed 15th Century mansion overlooking the
Pryce is expected to work on the prison farm, where she will dig
and weed alongside fellow prisoners.
The couple were each jailed for eight months at Southwark Crown
Court for perverting the course of justice.
Pryce was convicted after a retrial, while 58-year-old Huhne,
the former Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh, pleaded guilty on the
first day of his trial.
Inspectors say East Sutton Park, which holds around 100 women
inmates, produces "unusually good outcomes".
However, the Duchess of York's former dresser Jane Andrews, who
is serving a life sentence for stabbing to death her former lover
Tom Cressman in 2000, went on the run from East Sutton Park in
2009. She has now been sent to a closed prison.
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