Treatment of Young Offenders Branded ‘Inhuman and Degrading’

Published on May 22, 2017

Young offenders in the UK are regularly subjected to “inhuman and degrading treatment”, according to…

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Is Banning Smoking in Prisons a Good Idea?

Published on May 15, 2017

Smoking in prisons is expected to have been banned by the end of this summer….

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Inmates Film Brutal ‘Fight Clubs’ with Smuggled Phones

Published on May 8, 2017

Inmates are filming brutal ‘fight clubs’ following a surge in the flow of illegal phones…

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Cuts to Legal Aid for Prisoners Ruled Unlawful

Published on May 1, 2017

Cuts to legal aid for prisoners have been ruled unlawful, following a battle between campaigners…

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Government Vows to Put Prison Drone Smugglers Behind Bars

Published on April 24, 2017

A specialist squad has been formed to crack down on criminals who use drones to…

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‘Grave Concerns’ About Inmates at Prison Where Five Men Died in Four Months

Published on April 18, 2017

A coroner has expressed “grave concerns” about the welfare of inmates at a prison where…

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Easter in Prison: Letters, Visits & Phone Calls

Published on April 10, 2017

This Easter, Prison Phone has sent seasonal Easter baskets to prison visit centres, so children can enjoy an…

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Government Criticised for ‘Scandalous Lack of Action’ on Rise in Suicides Among Women in Prison

Published on April 3, 2017

The prisons watchdog has called on the government to take urgent action following a sudden…

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Ex-Prison Officer Reveals How He Ended Up in Jail for Smuggling Phones

Published on March 27, 2017

A former prison officer has revealed how he ended up in jail for delivering mobile…

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Damning Report on Staffordshire Prison Sparks Claims of ‘National Emergency’

Published on March 20, 2017

Inmates at a Staffordshire prison are living in “squalid” conditions, according to a new report….

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