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 parole board and Worboys

Nick Hardwick, Chair of the Parole Board, explains how parole decisions are made and makes it clear that more transparency is desirable.

Drug & Alcohol treatment in prison

NDTMS data on the >60k people who received drug and alcohol treatment in secure settings reveals that only one third continue treatment on release.

Unlocked Graduates on the prison wing

Unlocked Graduates: We wanted the prison officer role to have a similar status to other challenging public service positions such as teaching.”

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