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Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day.
We have provided a briefing to parliamentarians ahead of the Second Reading of the Prisons and Courts Bill on 20 March 2017.
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- Urgent action needed to stop homicides in prison
- Howard League responds to report on accommodation of homeless children
- Howard League challenges magistrates’ courts on unlawful detention of children
- Prison officer numbers fall again as major recruitment drive fails
- Extremism in prisons
- Call to stop revolving door to prison as numbers recalled to custody soar
- Chelmsford prison: Dangerous and failing
- Serious and widespread failings at Medway secure training centre
- Quality of Durham probation work declines following privatisation
- Prisons are becoming more dangerous more quickly