Comment

Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates


Friday, 12 October, 2018

Gavin Wilkinson on why taking a more considered long-term view of offender progress through treatment is important to help reduce re-offending

Tuesday, 09 October, 2018

Debbie Hayton argues that government should review gender recognition in the prison service. Replacing evidence with feelings has damaged trust and confidence

Monday, 01 October, 2018

Mike Guilfoyle on an evocative encounter with Rocco who had a troubled upbringing

Tuesday, 11 September, 2018

The Prison Service needs to review its approach to transgender prisoners, argues Richard Garside

Saturday, 01 September, 2018

Mike Guilfoyle refects on old-style probation practices being replaced with office-based formalities

Friday, 24 August, 2018

JM Moore charts the troubling events at the prison since it opened in 1849

Monday, 13 August, 2018

You don’t hear about ASBOs anymore. That doesn’t mean anti-social behaviour powers have gone away argues Helen Mills

Wednesday, 01 August, 2018

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Elias who he supported before and during trial

Wednesday, 01 August, 2018

Justice has not been blind in the aftermath of Grenfell, say Joanna Davis and JM Moore

Tuesday, 24 July, 2018

Radical reforms are now needed. No government is likely to have the political capital to attempt them until Brexit has been resolved, but David Faulkner argues that this is the time to prepare the ground

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