Tag: prison reform
Prison officer recruitment starting to work but existing staff are leaving at the highest rate ever. Probation recruitment has improved over the last year.
Justice Committee rejects the idea of prison league tables and highlights industrial relations with both governors & staff as key obstacle to prison reform.
000000Written ministerial statement To accompany the Prisons and Courts Bill published last Thursday (24 February 2017), Justice Secretary Liz Truss published a written ministerial statement which provided more information …
There's surprisingly little in the new Prisons and Courts Bill about prison reform apart from the profound new duty for prisons to rehabilitate.
If you work in or with prisons and want to see them make good on the government's pledge to improve rehabilitation, get involved in the New Futures Network.
Work in criminal justice? Try this light-hearted quiz of 2016 to see how well-informed you are about the latest on police, probation and prison affairs.
Details of new proposed settlement to improve pay and pensions for prison officers.
A timeline of the main events in the battle for prison reform. A clickable resource including background information on main policy documents, speeches etc.
The government's prison reform white paper details the powers which will be devolved to individual governors to allow them to develop a modern prison service.
The MoJ puts officer-inmate relationships central to its plans to improve prison safety with one prison officer working with six individual prisoners.
Summary of the white paper on Prison Safety and Reform published by the Ministry of Justice on 3 November 2016.
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Annual Health and Justice report from Public Health England sets goal of putting health at the heart of prison reform.
Contribute your views, knowledge and experience to the House of Commons Justice Committee prison reform inquiry. Submissions required by 30 September 2016.
MoJ commits itself to prison reform: "We will change the way we run prisons so there is an unremitting emphasis on rehabilitation and redemption."