Comment

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


08/11/18

Simon Hayes calls for a new approach to social policy development and wider working so that people’s futures are not affected by failings of the present

05/11/18

Gavin Wilkinson on why changes in technology are bringing problems to people’s mental-health as well as benefits, and why we need to understand these changes if we want to reduce re-offending

31/10/18

Mike Guilfoyle recalls his meetings with 'Armo'

12/10/18

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

09/10/18

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

01/10/18

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

11/09/18

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

01/09/18

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

24/08/18

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

13/08/18

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

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