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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.

What is the New Futures Network?

The New Futures Network (NFN) is a specialist part of the prison service that brokers partnerships between prisons and employers.

6 out of 10 women leave prison homeless

A new report from the Safe Homes for Women Leaving Prison initiative exposes a failing system that leaves thousands of women released from UK prisons with just £46, a plastic bag, nowhere to live and the threat of a return to custody if they miss their probation appointment.

Lockdown may mean longer sentences

PRT CAPPTIVE briefing finds prisons lockdown has effectively ended prisoners’ opportunities to take part in rehabilitation activities and progress in their sentences.

Fairer and more effective resettlement

Nacro briefing on a justice system fit for the future: lessons from the coronavirus pandemic to build a fairer and effective path to resettlement.

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