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Frances Crook’s blog

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Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day.

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  • 23 May 2016
    Reform prisons

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 16 May 2016
    Prison is not a moral crusade

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 6 May 2016
    Rainsbrook: more children being failed

    This is the third inspection report in the space of a year following the disastrous inspection last spring and the follow-up that found some improvements.  Read more

  • 19 Apr 2016
    Elmley prison: How low our expectations have sunk

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 14 Apr 2016
    Bronzefield, Downview and Holloway: The maths simply do not add up

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 22 Mar 2016
    Ending mass incarceration

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 9 Mar 2016
    Doncaster prison: What Michael Gove should do next

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 12 Feb 2016
    The very basic stuff

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 2 Feb 2016
    Medway secure training centre

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Howard League’s legal work

    Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, provides informal comments on the issues of the day. Never miss a blog by Frances Crook. Sign up and get an email alert every time a new blog has been published.    Read more

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