Immigration Detention Dispatch – 18 January 2017

Third immigration detention death in six weeks as report finds mental health services “patchy”

Catch up on the fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate

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Immigration Detention Dispatch – 21 December 2016

Second death in detention in one week, as three quarters of detained people lack legal aid

Catch up on the fortnight’s immigration detention news and parliamentary debate

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Prisons in Parliament

In face of strike action, prison officers safety is up for debate

Strike action across England and Wales: Source, Bakaedar Flickr

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 – 11 November

Riot, break-out and fascinating documentaries

... Image: Zlatko Vickovic

… Image: Zlatko Vickovic

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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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Prisons in the press – 7 July

Gloomy stats, drug spats and cyber attacks

tony blair chilcot inquiry credit Chatham House via flickr

Should Tony Blair face jail for his role in taking the UK to war in Iraq? Photograph: Chatham House

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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Prisons in the Press – 1 July

Mobile phone blockers, a bloody prison and a floating jail

Image: yisris

Prison services tested mobile phone blockers, documents reveal. Image: yisris

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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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How to prevent suicide in prison and beyond

Highlights from the 2016 suicide prevention roundtable with Cambridge University

suicide self harm prevention in prison credit premasagar

Harm: suicide rates are still on the rise. Photograph: premasagar via flickr

 

The Prison Watch UK team were live at HMP Altcourse today at the 2016 suicide prevention roundtable. We bring you the highlights…
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