Comment

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


Tuesday, 07 February, 2017

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

Monday, 06 February, 2017

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

Thursday, 02 February, 2017

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

Thursday, 02 February, 2017

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

Monday, 09 January, 2017

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

Friday, 06 January, 2017

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

Wednesday, 04 January, 2017

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

Monday, 19 December, 2016

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

Friday, 16 December, 2016

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

Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

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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