Prisons in parliament

Numeracy and literacy rates in prison under the spotlight

Prison education rehabilitation class Mark Harvey

A civilian tutor helping men in a class. Image: Mark Harvey

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here. 

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Prisons in the press – 28 October

Scotland’s falling prison population and the play that could change Government policy

Image: live.org

An idea born behind prison bars could soon change government policy. Image: live.org

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Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news.

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Immigration Detention Dispatch – 26 October 2016

Calais children detention and food hygiene failures

More of the last fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate.

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Prisons in parliament

What is being done to address rising reoffending rates? Under scrutiny this week.

Short sentences under scrutiny. Image: Joe Gratz

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here. 

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Prisons in the press – 21 October

Prison reforms “simply not achievable” amid “loss of control”

Credit: Guillermo Ruiz, Flickr

Credit: Guillermo Ruiz, Flickr

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Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news.

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Education is critical to reduce reoffending says minister

Jo Stevens MP, talks to Prison Watch UK about the state of education in our prisons

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Prisons in Parliament – 17 October

Drones, reoffending and temporary release

... Image: Don McCullough

… Image: Don McCullough

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Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here. 

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