Comment on damning new report on G4S-run Oakhill

The controversial security company G4S should be stripped of its contract to run Oakhill secure training centre, the Director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, Richard Garside, said today, following a...

21 November 2017

Privatising justice is a slippery slope

Yesterday, at the Tower of London, a multitude of private security firms and companies attended the European Detention and Custody Summit - a £1500 per head event, publicised as an opportunity to...

16 November 2016

Comment on G4S sale of child prisons

Imprisoned children and young people should not be treated as a commodity, to be bought and sold by the highest bidder, the Centre's director Richard Garside said today.

He was responding to the...

26 February 2016

Satellite tagging plans throwing good money after bad

The Centre's director, Richard Garside, said today that the Ministry of Justice should halt plans to commission off-the-shelve satellite tagging technology.

His comments follow yesterday's announcement that the Ministry was...

26 February 2016