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A sticking plaster on a failing prison system?

Wind the clock back 15 years to the Social Exclusion Unit report, Reducing re-offending by ex-prisoners. In there you will find a very bold statement by the Prime Minister: 'We need to...

By 
Richard Rowley
24 March 2017
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Reform prisons a tragic distraction

Given the parlous state of prisons across England and Wales, a reform-minded Justice Minister like Michael Gove has ample opportunity to make his mark.

The Chief Inspector of Prisons, Peter...

By 
Richard Garside
18 May 2016