Prisons in the press – 19 February

Prisoners locked out of jail and couples line up to tie the knot behind bars 

... Image: Alexandre Dulaunoy

How a cigarette break led two prisoners to freedom. Image: Alexandre Dulaunoy

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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 parliament

‘Equality of outcome is what we are looking for in the female prison estate’

HMP Holloway, source, Islington Gazette

HMP Holloway, Source Islington Gazette

Prisons in Parliament keeping you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What has been said and by whom? Find out here…

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Prisons in Parliament

Prisons to have “new and unremitting emphasis on rehabilitation and redemption” says Gove

HMP Shepton Mallet. Opened in 1625 was closed in 2013. At the time the oldest prison still operating in England and Wales.

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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