Should prisoners and prison staff be among the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination?
The only thing getting in the way of vaccinating those in prisons against COVID-19 is politics, our director Richard Garside told The Independent yesterday.
Last week the Ministry of Justice released figures for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in prisons and COVID-19 related deaths.
It's been a busy few months here at the Centre as we've spent the last month or so planning our 'COVID-19 in prisons' project.
In September, our Research Analyst, Matt Ford submitted an article to Antigone's journal on the incidence and spread of COVID-19 in prisons in Europe and the different policies and practices pursued to limit possible infections, illness and death. Antigone will publish the article soon, keep an...
Under the tight restrictions of lockdown in prisons in England and Wales since March 2020 in response to COVID-19, it is now the ‘norm’ for prisoners to be kept in their cells for up to 23 hours a day.
This week we published our latest report on the coronavirus crisis in prisons.
Today the Ministry of Justice released the latest Safety in custody statistics covering deaths in prisons in England and Wales to June 2020 and self harm and assaults to March 2020.
Next week we will release the latest tranche of raw data from part of our survey on coronavirus in prisons in Europe.
The national newspaper for prisoners and detainees, Inside Time, has referenced our work on the prison population.