News

Centre's work cited in House of Commons briefing

Released earlier this week, the briefing on coronavirus in prisons in England and Wales cited an article by our Head of Programmes, Helen Mills. 

The article is one of a two-part series on prison sentencing in the context of the 'new normal' of coronavirus. 

Read the House of Commons briefing on coronavirus in prisons here, and Helen's...

11 June 2020
Publication

'Stopping short?' Sentencing reform and short prison sentences

‘Abolish’ is not standard terminology for justice secretaries talking about their intentions for sentencing reform. The notion put forward in February this year, of taking a firmly established element of sentencing practice, questioning its value, and saying we should do something else instead,...