Comment

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


07/02/17

Roger Grimshaw introduces our new report profiling probation service work with armed forces veterans

06/02/17

Mike Guilfoyle remembers Ali and how a partnership approach is not always possible

02/02/17

As the UK begins to change its relationship with the rest of Europe, there has never been a more important time to uphold human rights standards within a principled international framework, argues Roger Grimshaw

02/02/17

Reduce the prison population to tackle the high numbers of prisoner self-inflicted deaths, argues Dr David Scott of The Open University

09/01/17

Sacha Darke and Chris Garces explain the background leading up to the recent riots

06/01/17

The sentence of imprisonment for public protection was mistaken and unjust, argues Rona Epstein. The government should act swiftly to address its ongoing legacy

04/01/17

In his latest comment, Mike Guilfoyle recalls supervising 'Mervyn'

19/12/16

Roger Grimshaw writes about the work of the National Preventive Mechanism in preventing torture and mistreatment in custody

16/12/16

Paul Bebbington writes on new research that finds mental health problems in prison are high, and getting worse

14/12/16

The prison service in Scotland is having to confront the challenge of an ageing prison population, Kenny MacAskill writes. It is not alone

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