Over 60 per cent of all those sentenced to prison in England and Wales are subject to a sentence of less than a year. The vast majority are sentenced to less than six months in custody.
What are the options for the government to intervene in prison sentencing in response to COVID-19?
COVID-19 means we are going to have to do things differently. Prison sentencing included.
How do European states compare with England and Wales?
This project aims to identify the options, impacts and issues for impactful sentencing reform intended to reduce the use of short prison sentences.
After Alex S Vitale's appearance at Conway Hall last week to launch his new book, The End of Policing, our Research Fellow Connor Woodman and Novara's Sam Swann discuss with Alex the role of police in society and ask what the alternatives might be.