MoJ announces the end of Transforming Rehabilitation with all offender management now the responsibility of the National Probation Service.
Chief Prison Inspector Peter Clarke questions whether HMPPS is up to the job of turning round our failing prisons.
After an 8 day delay, we finally have a new prisons and probation minister.
The new Prison Drug Strategy aims to restrict supply, reduce demand and build recovery.
Crest Advisory says there are many more children of prisoners than previously thought and we are ignoring their needs.
Prison disturbances are associated with physically poor conditions, highly controlling regimes and the uneven application of rules, finds Professor James McGuire.
Around 1 in 29 (3.5%) of adults aged 16 to 59 had taken a Class A drug in the last year, equivalent to around 1.1 million people.
MoJ sets out new plans for probation. Offender management transfers back to NPS in Wales, CRCs to remain and be aligned with 10 NPS areas in England.
Children are often devastated when their mum is sent to prison but their interests are rarely considered by a justice system which is blind to their needs.
Qualitative studies reported participants feeling less stressed, better able to concentrate, manage
emotions and behaviour, improved social skills and that the interventions were acceptable to young offenders.
Alcohol dependency affects not only the individual but their family. This world-first study from Sheffield Hallam and Adfam reveals the far-reaching extent of family harms and huge gains of recovery.
Jack Cattell of Get the Data does a deep dive into the latest private probation reconviction data and payment by results outcomes and finds some contradictory trends.