The national newspaper for prisoners and detainees, Inside Time, has referenced our work on the prison population.
“Mum phones every day. I cannot explain how it makes me feel. It makes me feel sad and confused”.
The keen-eyed prison population watchers amongst you will have noticed the sharp fall in the prison population since the pandemic took hold.
Reducing the numbers in custody argues that the key levers for reducing record high prison numbers are located in wider social and economic policy and not in changes to community sentences or reforms to criminal justice policy. Drawing on respected research and the experiences of campaigners...