Comment
14 May 2020

An estimated 600 pregnant women are held in prisons in England and Wales each year, and about...

Comment
11 May 2020

COVID-19 means we are going to have to do things differently. Prison sentencing included.

Comment
8 May 2020

As the government finalises its plans for easing the lockdown, the lockdown in prisons looks set...

Comment
7 May 2020

Since early on in the pandemic prisons have received attention as potential hotbeds of contagion...

Comment
2 May 2020

I suppose it was almost inevitable when I was reading a recently published and presciently...

Comment
1 May 2020

A regrettable feature of the current coronarvirus crisis is the government using it as an excuse...

Comment
30 April 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has shone a spotlight on prisons as major sites of contagion.

Comment
24 April 2020

'The virus doesn’t care if you’re an officer or a prisoner. If a prisoner has it today, the...

Comment
23 April 2020

In the months since I first publicly voiced concerns on 23 January 2020 about what the novel...

Comment
21 April 2020

Over recent weeks there have been several calls for people in prison and detention centres to be...

Comment
19 April 2020

Last week, the government announced a review into emerging evidence that people from black and...

Comment
17 April 2020

Another week, and the signs are that the problem of coronavirus crisis in prisons continues to...