HMP Wandsworth

Wandsworth Prison Loses ‘Reform’ Status

Published on June 5, 2017

The withdrawal of Wandsworth Prison’s Reform status puts one of the government’s key schemes to…

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Threats, Violence and Smuggling – Why Illegal Mobiles are Problematic Behind Bars

Published on October 10, 2016

Most people agree that inmates need support whilst in prison. Regardless of their crime, regular…

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Is Education the Answer for Prison Inmates?

Published on October 6, 2016

In 2015, Michael Gove (then Minister for Justice) issued a statement on the government website,…

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Are Gove’s Prison Reform Plans Under Threat?

Published on September 15, 2016

New Justice Secretary Liz Truss recently sparked dismay – after announcing that she would not…

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Is Rehabilitation the Answer for UK Prisons?

Published on September 5, 2016

Is Rehabilitation the Answer for UK Prisons? The treatment of inmates whilst in prison is…

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UK Prison Reform 2016 – Wandsworth Prison

Published on July 5, 2016

UK Prison Reform 2016 – Wandsworth Prison Last month, the government announced the launch of…

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By Herry Lawford from Stockbridge, UK (Wandsworth) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Wandsworth

Published on May 16, 2016

UK Prison History Uncovered: HMP Wandsworth HMP Wandsworth has a rich history – and for…

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Category B Prisons – Spotlight on Some of the UK’s Most Notorious Prisons

Published on October 5, 2015

Category B Prisons – Spotlight on Some of the UK’s Most Notorious Prisons. Convicted criminals…

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Overcrowding in Prisons: Revealing the Extent of the Problem and the Impact on Inmates

Published on June 1, 2015

Overcrowding in Prisons: Revealing the Extent of the Problem and the Impact on Inmates According…

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Reoffenders linked to loosening family contact

Published on March 23, 2015

Rising Numbers of Reoffenders Linked to ‘Loosening’ Family Contact, According to Experts According to statistics…

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