A fortnight of prison news – what’s been written? And by whom? 10 need to know articles to keep you up to date on prisons in the press.
Ex-service personnel in the criminal justice system have made the headlines, following a review into their rehabilitation overseen by Chris Grayling.
1) New prisoners will be asked whether they have served in the armed forces and from January will be given tailored rehabilitation programs, The Independent reported last Sunday.
A fortnight of prison news, what’s been written? And by whom? 10 need to know articles to keep you up to date on prisons in the press.
The question of whether books should be allowed behind bars has dominated the press over the last two weeks.
1) The high court ruled last Friday (5 December) that the ban on sending books to prisoners was unlawful. The UK’s best-known writers cheered the decision, reports the Guardian.