How Long is a Life Sentence in the UK?

Published on January 14, 2018

Courts must give anyone found guilty of murder a life sentence. But murder isn’t the…

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Who is the New Justice Secretary?

Published on January 10, 2018

Theresa May started 2018 with a reshuffle of several top positions. After six months as…

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What Happened in the Prison System in 2017?

Published on December 30, 2017

2017 has been a challenging year for the prison system. A series of reports highlighted…

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Liverpool, Winchester & Wormwood Scrubs Prisons Given Scathing Reports

Published on December 21, 2017

Three reports highlight appalling conditions at HMP Liverpool, HMP Wormwood Scrubs and HMP Winchester. Liverpool…

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Eight Jailed for Smuggling Mobile Phones into Prisons with Drones

Published on December 18, 2017

Eight people have been jailed for using drones to smuggle mobile phones, drugs and weapons…

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Christmas – a Tough Time for Prisoners’ Children

Published on December 6, 2017

With Christmas quickly approaching, most children are looking forward to opening presents at home with…

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Women Released from London Prison Face Abuse and Homelessness

Published on November 27, 2017

Women released from a female-only prison in London face abuse and homelessness, according to a…

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Hundreds of Mobile Phones Seized in Five Prisons

Published on November 21, 2017

The scale of smuggling mobile phones into prison has been revealed by new figures released…

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Ban on Prisoners Voting to be Scrapped

Published on November 13, 2017

Plans to give some prisoners the vote have caused outrage, with one MP branding the…

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Black and Muslim Prisoners Twice as Likely to Be Treated Badly

Published on November 6, 2017

Black and Muslim Prisoners Twice as Likely to Be Treated Badly Black and Muslim offenders…

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