Community sentences since 2000

This report is published under our Alternatives to Custody in Europe project, which takes a detailed look at alternatives across eight EU member states. The report outlines the key policy developments since 2000 in our prison population and use of alternatives, in all three UK jurisdictions. It...
Catherine Heard
23 September 2015

Alternatives to Custody workshop, 10 June 2015

On 10 June 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies held the first of two planned workshops assessing developments in alternatives to custody in the UK since 2000.

The purpose of these workshops is to explore why expansion in the use of alternatives has not resulted in any reduction in prisoner numbers. We want to identify examples of good practice, as well as problematic areas, in the use of alternatives, as part of a wider European project aiming to reduce our reliance on prison.