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.

Why are offenders recalled to prison?

Official figures show that 21,721 people were recalled to prison in the year Apr 2016 – Mar 2017 but only 44% of them had committed a further offence.

Prison conditions in 2017

Prison Inspectors provide graphic evidence of the terrible physical state of many local prisons in England.

The Rehabilitation Revolution – Take 2

Has the Conservative Think Tank the Centre for Social Justice got the inside track on the government’s plans to re-boot the Rehabilitation Revolution?

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