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  • Friday, 12 October, 2018

    In recent weeks our Director, Richard Garside, appeared on BBC Look North (Yorkshire) and BBC Radio Two's Jeremy Vine show to discuss Karen White's life sentence, prisons and transgender prisoners. 

    Karen White, a transgender woman with a conviction for indecent assault, indecent exposure and gross indecency involving children, was sentenced on Thursday after being placed in a women's prison and sexually assaulting two prisoners. 

    On BBC Look North, Richard said:

  • Friday, 14 September, 2018

    Staff here at the Centre have been busy appearing in various media over the summer. 

    Last month, Senior Associate, Helen Mills appeared on Sky News to discuss policing, crime and funding. On crime statistics and public perceptions on crime levels, she told Sky News

  • Thursday, 13 September, 2018

    Yesterday we held a really interesting roundtable on the effectiveness of stop and search on crime levels. The event was part of our UK Justice Policy Review programme which provides analysis of criminal justice policy developments through a series of briefings, annual reviews and events. 

  • Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

    As part of our Community Plan for Holloway project we have been working in partnership with local people and organisations in Islington to put forward a positive vision for the former prison site. Islington Homes for All have launched a petition calling for London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to negotiate with the Ministry of Justice to keep the Holloway site in public ownership and to use the Affordable Homes Fund to build council houses there, alongside facilities for the local community, particuarly women. 

  • Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

    Our research on antisocial behaviour and young adults is published today and covered in the Guardian.

    Helen Mills, Senior Associate at the Centre is quoted:

  • Thursday, 12 July, 2018

    Will McMahon, the Centre's Deputy Director, spoke at the Islington Voluntary Sector Conference 2018 yesterday. 

    The theme of the conference, run by Voluntary Action Islington, was 'The Power of People, Partnerships and Participation'.

    Will spoke about the Community Plan for Holloway, which is a coalition of local organisations, trade unions, churches, campaign groups and political parties, working together to transform the Holloway prison site into an opportunity for affordable homes, facilities and services for Islington. 

  • Wednesday, 11 July, 2018

    Our Director, Richard Garside, gave evidence to the Justice Committee earlier today as part of the Prison Population 2022: planning for the future inquiry

    Key questions were asked about:

  • Saturday, 30 June, 2018

    Contrary to what prisons minister Rory Stewart told the House of Commons Justice Committee last week, a buyer for the Holloway prison site will be announced over the summer, the Camden New Journal reports.

  • Thursday, 28 June, 2018

    At a Justice Committee meeting on Tuesday, Prisons Minister Rory Stewart announced that a bidder will be in place for the Holloway site by the end of the year.

    Stewart said that the prison population was likely to increase and the Holloway site sale would provide funding for new prisons to cater to that demand.

    Deputy Director at the Centre, Will McMahon responded to the announcement:

  • Monday, 25 June, 2018

    The seventh edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2016 Brexit referendum to the 2017 General Election.  

    Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.