News & views
Our Chief Executive, Frances Crook, provides informal comment on the issues of the day.
This blog provides a deeper insight into the issues uncovered in our programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care. It includes contributions from children who have lived in children's homes, as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog explores justice and fairness in prisons. It includes examples of good and bad practice, and records the experience of people in prison as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog seeks to bring academic research out from the journal and to the attention of a wider audience.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is often consulted when policy-makers need expert advice. Read our briefings and submissions here.
The Howard League office is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please read our submissions to government about the situation in prisons.
- Child arrests in England and Wales reduced by 74 per cent in a decade
- More success for Howard League programme as criminalisation rate for children in residential care reduces further
- Howard League responds to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons’ Annual Report for 2020-21
- Supreme Court decision on solitary confinement of a child in prison
- Andrea Coomber appointed Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform
- Cross-party panel of MPs and peers examines police data revealing unnecessary arrests of women
- Howard League responds to prison safety statistics
- Cross-party group of MPs and peers to launch inquiry into women’s health and well-being in prisons
- Howard League responds to report on impact of Covid-19 restrictions in prison
- Howard League responds to Children in Custody report