Prisons in Parliament

Government to learn lessons from rising tide of suicides, by spending less investigating them 

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Exeter prison. Home to the highest number of deaths in 2015. Image source: Bazzadarambler

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 parliament – 13 February

Questions raised over fate of EU nationals and drug users in prisons

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Question: What will happen to EU nationals after Brexit? Image: Mike Steele

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 parliament

“We must ask whether prison is the right place for some of those who offend”

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WTF by a prisoner called Peter at HMP Dovegate. Source: Prison Watch UK

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 Parliament

Spending on therapy for prison staff ten times higher than in 2014

Therapy for prison staff on the rise. Image: Bgrimmni

Spending on therapy for prison staff has increased ten fold since 2014, an answer to a parliamentary question revealed last week. In 2014 the National Offender Management Service spent £22,131 on psychological therapies for work related trauma, this rose to £199,690 in 2016.


Prisons in Parliament

Something going badly wrong: one in three Westminster homeless been through the prison system

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Homeless. Image, Dionisio Leitao

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 parliament

Outcomes for children in custody not good enough admits Truss

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Prisoner 101115. Under 25s entrant to the 2015 Koestler exhibition

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Prisons in Parliament

Where’s the beef behind the White Paper? 

Crack down on drones, but how? Asks minister. Photo: Richard Unten

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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