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All you need to know about prison

Here you can find over 250 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:

Murder in prison

The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman investigates six homicides of prisoners in the last year – the biggest total in living memory.

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The growing problem of prisoners with dementia

Just how important it is for prisons to start to respond to the needs of older prisoners is illustrated by two very sad and shocking case studies, one of which tells of a man dying of dementia who was kept in restraints in a public hospital.

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We understand that each client has differing needs and concerns. We can assist and discuss with you in advance the likely difficulties and challenges you will face in prison including, Sentence Mitigation Reports, categorisation, disciplinary proceedings, prison transfers, Release on Temporary Licence through to eventual release and living on licence in the community.

First time in Prison?

Steve Dagworthy, founder of Prison Consultants Limited, talks about prison life.

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