More than a quarter of all prisoners in England and Wales are held in prisons built in the Victorian era.
News this week that the prisons inspectorate has resumed full inspections is very welcome.
A new report from the government’s scientific advisors on COVID-19 in prison is very clear.
The heavy price being paid by prisoners from the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown is well-documented.
When the coronavirus crisis hit last year, many of us were deeply worried about the prospect of its spread through the prison system, and the severe illness and death that would follow in its wake.
“The ultimate expression of law is not order – it’s prison”
Watch the video of our third 'After Strangeways' webinar held on Wednesday 24 February.
Watch the video of our first 'After Strangeways' webinar held on Monday 22 February.
To understand where we’re going, it’s helpful to understand where we’ve come from.
"I don’t think I’ll even let him come back up during this lockdown. It felt like neglect."
This week the UK passed the grim milestone of over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths.
Should prisoners and prison staff be among the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination?