Violence in Prisons Hits Record High

Published on August 21, 2017

Violence in prisons has hit a record high, according to figures released by the Ministry…

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Extremist Caught with Mobile Phone in Liverpool Prison

Published on August 7, 2017

An extremist has been caught with a mobile phone which he was allegedly using to…

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

Published on March 7, 2017

A Labour peer’s alleged comment that inmates should be allowed mobile phones in jail has…

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Overcrowding & Understaffing Blamed for Record Number of Prison Suicides

Published on February 20, 2017

  Overcrowding and understaffing have been blamed for the escalating number of suicides in prisons,…

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Senior Politicians Urge Government to Halve Prison Population

Published on January 5, 2017

A former deputy prime minister and two former home secretaries have called on the Government…

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Study Shows Giving Drugs to Ex-Inmates Reduces Rate of Reoffending

Published on December 5, 2016

Rates of reoffending in the UK remain worryingly high. At present, around a quarter of…

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Prison Shake-Up: The Implications for UK Prisons

Published on November 22, 2016

Prison Shake-Up: The Implications for UK Prisons Earlier this month, Minister for Justice, Liz Truss,…

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HMP Dartmoor – The UK’s Most Atmospheric Prison?

Published on October 31, 2016

Mention Dartmoor Prison, and an image of a stark, forbidding building comes to mind, standing…

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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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