Comment

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


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

05/12/16

This month Mike Guilfoyle reflects on Erwin who served time in prison

02/12/16

Joe Sim writes on the grim legacy likely to be left by the recent White Paper on prison reform

01/12/16

Will McMahon reports on the first community meeting organised by the Centre as part of the 'Justice Matters: a community plan for Holloway' initiative

24/11/16

The endless calls for tough community sentences do more harm than good, argues Richard Garside

16/11/16

Kahra Wayland-Larty reports on the European Detention and Custody Summit

15/11/16

Ross Fergusson considers the stark choices that the policy swings of successive governments now present too many 16-17-year-olds

11/11/16

The needs of the local community, not commercial developers, should be at the heart of plans to redevelop the Holloway prison site, Will McMahon argues

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