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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:

The future prison

New RSA project “the Future Prison” seeks to develop a blueprint for a new prison system which has rehabilitation at its heart.

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Global Prison Trends 2016

The second annual Global Prison Trends publication from Penal Reform International provides a fascinating insight into the use of incarceration across the world

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Preventing prison suicide

Not only did prison exacerbate existing problems because they were not appropriately addressed within the prison system, but imprisonment made many prisoners feel powerless to deal with issues such as their children’s wellbeing.

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The true horrors of using NPS in prison

A report by User Voice for the NHS confirms that synthetic cannabinoid Spice is the most popular drug in prison and causes serious health & security problems. Its popularity is attributed to its “bird killing” properties.

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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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