The political barriers to prisoner vaccination

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.

19 March 2021

It felt like neglect

"I don’t think I’ll even let him come back up during this lockdown. It felt like neglect."

12 February 2021

Not in the job description

Is it the job of the Chief Inspector of Prisons to lobby the government to build new prisons?

18 December 2020

Every three days

“Over the ten years from 2009 to 2018, at least 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK. This means that a man killed a woman every three days.”

27 November 2020

The impenetrable wall of police silence

“It was exactly 10 years ago that I discovered that my partner of six years was actually a policeman. He was a fictional character - his identity was fabricated and he was put into my life to deceive me, by his employer, who knew that one day they would remove him.” 

13 November 2020