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31 July 2020

This week we published our latest report on the coronavirus crisis in prisons.

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30 July 2020

Today the Ministry of Justice released the latest Safety in custody statistics covering deaths...

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27 July 2020

The latest reports of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on...

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24 July 2020

Some 60 per cent of those imprisoned each year in England and Wales serve sentences of under one...

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23 July 2020

Next week we will release the latest tranche of raw data from part of our survey on coronavirus...

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17 July 2020

Earlier this week, the Victims' Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC decried the “catastrophic”...

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16 July 2020

Some basic maths proposes that if an adult defendant in a magistrates court receives a sentence...

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15 July 2020

Gareth Myatt also said he couldn’t breathe. He was told by prison officers who were restraining...

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13 July 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has called attention, yet again, to police racism: to understand...

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10 July 2020

“Mum phones every day. I cannot explain how it makes me feel. It makes me feel sad and confused...

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9 July 2020

The keen-eyed prison population watchers amongst you will have noticed the sharp fall in the...

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6 July 2020

Whilst I was reading Michael Tonry's timely and humane critique of many of the more damaging and...