The Ministry of Justice is to take over the running of a Kent young offenders’ unit which was at the centre of claims that staff assaulted children.
The BBC understands the government will take over the Medway Secure Training Centre, which was run by G4S.
A source said a report, commissioned by ministers to examine improvements at the centre in Rochester, would make “uncomfortable” reading for the firm.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has not yet commented.
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