Monthly Archives: March 2017

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

2017-03-20T14:18:42+00:00

Inmates at a Staffordshire prison are living in “squalid” conditions, according to a new report. The assessment of HM Prison Swinfen Hall is the latest in a series of damning [...]

Damning Report on Staffordshire Prison Sparks Claims of ‘National Emergency’ 2017-03-20T14:18:42+00:00

Will Britain’s New ‘Super Prison’ Ease Pressure on Prison System?

2017-03-13T13:37:52+00:00

It’s hoped the opening of Britain’s first ‘super prison’ will reduce overcrowding and increase the number of inmates in acceptable accommodation. HMP Berwyn, in Wrexham, Wales, cost £250 million to [...]

Will Britain’s New ‘Super Prison’ Ease Pressure on Prison System? 2017-03-13T13:37:52+00:00

Labour Peer Allegedly Claims ‘Inmates Should be Allowed Mobile Phones’

2017-03-07T11:45:14+00:00

A Labour peer’s alleged comment that inmates should be allowed mobile phones in jail has sparked outrage. Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti reportedly questioned the need to prevent prisoners from [...]

Labour Peer Allegedly Claims ‘Inmates Should be Allowed Mobile Phones’ 2017-03-07T11:45:14+00:00

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