Our research on prisons cited in European Parliament report

The European Parliament has cited European Prison Observatory research in a briefing on prison conditions in member states.

The European Prison Observatory is an ongoing, pan-European project funded by the European Union of which the Centre is partner. 

Further information on the project can be found here

21 May 2018

Beyond Govism

According to liberal commentators, Michael Gove's speech on penal reform at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, and his subsequent announcement that HMP Holloway was to close, will...

14 December 2015

Prisons: deteriorating conditions

Lord Woolf, the former Lord Chief Justice has warned about deteriorating conditions inside UK prisons and has called for an Inquiry, reports the BBC

A Justice Committee report, '...

24 March 2015

UK prisons: looking for positive initiatives

Are you aware of any initiatives, policies, strategies or attitudes that contribute to improving conditions or enhance the rights of people imprisoned in the UK? If so, please get in touch and...