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The 2023 Howard League Lecture, held in memory of Lord Parmoor

  • Date: 28 Nov 2023

  • Location: London and online

Outgoing Prison Governors’ Association President Andrea Albutt is to give this year’s Howard League Lecture. 

Andrea will share a personal reflection on government prison policy since 2010 and its impact on those living and working in jails. 

Andrea is currently President of the Prison Governors Association, a post she will soon step down from after eight years. Following six years as a military nurse, Andrea joined the Prison Service in 1990 as a prison officer.  She worked through all promotion grades and has been a Governing Governor since 2003.  She has served as Governor of Low Newton prison, Swansea prison, Eastwood Park prison and Bristol prison. Andrea was elected on to the Prison Governors Association National Executive Committee in 2007, becoming Vice President in 2009.  She was elected President unopposed in October 2015 and again in 2017. 

The Howard League’s Parmoor Lecture is held annually in memory of Lord Parmoor, Milo Cripps, a supporter and major donor to the charity. 

Join us in person or online on the evening of Tuesday 28 November. 

In person: This event will be generously hosted by Akin Gump, on Tuesday 28 November. Arrive at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (Bishops Square, London E1 6EG) for registration from 5.30pm. The discussion will start at 6pm, followed by a drinks reception at 7pm.  Please include dietary in the box for ‘special requirements’.

Online: This event will be streamed via Zoom webinar. If you decide to watch online, you will be sent a link to click to join the event. The link will be sent the day before the event – Monday 27 November – and sent again as a reminder an hour before the event begins. The webinar will start at 6pm.


Bookings through the website for this event have now closed. To book a place, please email Katie Logue

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