Short prison sentencing highlights

Check out our latest infographic, reviewing the highlights from our recently completed work on reforming short prison sentences. 

12 August 2021

Call for short prison sentencing reform

Last week, an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and the Courts (PCSC) Bill the Centre has supported was debated by the Bill Committee. 

1 July 2021

Short prison sentences: directions for reform

The Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research and Prison Insider have published a piece by our Head of Programmes Helen Mills on the options for impactful future sentencing reform to reduce short terms in prison.  

18 June 2021

Short sentence reform: Lessons from the pandemic

Professor Nicky Padfield says there is reason to be cautiously optimistic about the impact of COVID-19 on prison sentencing, whilst also remembering the pains of imprisonment. 

20 August 2020

Short sentence reform: Get on and do it

Watch Kenny MacAskill speak at our webinar on short prison sentence reform on how to move from words to action when pushing for reform.

6 August 2020