Projects roundup

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...

29 October 2020

Prison lockdown: breaking minds and destroying lives

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.

David Scott
28 October 2020

Can prisons be COVID-secure places?

Next week we will release the latest tranche of raw data from part of our survey on coronavirus in prisons in Europe. 

Matt Ford
23 July 2020