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No new prisons for women!

The government has announced its intention to spend £150 million on building 500 new prison places for women. If ever a public spending project promised to bring increased misery this is it!

26 July 2021
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Why do we still imprison pregnant women?

The latest reports of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights revealed the conditions in some British prisons.

27 July 2020
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What has gone down must go up

“Mum phones every day. I cannot explain how it makes me feel. It makes me feel sad and confused”.

10 July 2020