Prison Posts

All the latest news:

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.

What is prison education for?

Excellent new report from Prisoner Learning Alliance & NPS constructs theories of change for 5 broad themes in prisoner education.

Who are the new team at the Moj?

Overall, this is a young and inexperienced ministerial team under the leadership of a young and inexperienced Justice Secretary. We will have to wait and see whether this means they can bring a fresh perspective or are vulnerable to being out-manoeuvred by vested interests.

Health and well-being in future prisons

Latest post on RSA Future Prison report looks at one of the most challenging aspects of reform – how tackle under-pressure and fragmented health provision.

Volunteers in prison

Reports from Clinks and User Voice on the wide range of work done by volunteers in our prisons and the benefits for volunteers and prisoners.

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