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?
The only thing getting in the way of vaccinating those in prisons against COVID-19 is politics, our director Richard Garside told The Independent yesterday.
Is it the job of the Chief Inspector of Prisons to lobby the government to build new prisons?
“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.”
“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.”