Prison Posts

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Here you can find over 400 posts tracking every major development in our prisons since 2011. You can read prison safety statistics, find out about prison reform plans and (often lack of progress), positive developments and abject failures. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

The good prison

Clinks report: voluntary sector co-ordination is key to safer and more rehabilitative prisons.

Prison officer recruitment meets target

HMPPS has issued a special edition of its workforce stats to mark the successful achievement of its target to recruit an additional 2,500 frontline prison officers.

Behaviour that challenges

Prison Reform Trust report on planning services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism who sexually offend.

What does Worboys mean for parole?

Judicial review upheld and Worboys case sent back for the parole board to reconsider. Court says there must be some transparency to parole board decisions. Justice Secretary sacks respected chair Nick Hardwick and rushes ahead with parole review.

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