Skip Content

While you’re here, can you help support our work by making a donation?

Donate close-circle

Frances Crook’s blog

Frances Crook in front of office bookshelves

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 about Frances Crook →
  • 21 Aug 2018
    Employment on release

    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

  • 20 Aug 2018
    Birmingham prison and other failures of oversight

    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

  • 17 Aug 2018
    Notes from an adjudication hearing

    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

  • 13 Aug 2018
    One-size-fits-all punitive approaches in prison can have devastating consequences

    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

  • 30 Jul 2018
    Reinventing different ways of locking up children – a cautionary tale

    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

  • 17 Jul 2018
    Funding cut for Circles UK will have far-reaching consequences for public protection

    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 Jul 2018
    Notes from the cells in a city police station

    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

  • 26 Jun 2018
    Community Justice and the future of probation

    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

  • 23 May 2018
    Notes from Dame Glenys Stacey’s evidence to the APPG on Women in the Penal System

    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 May 2018
    Prisoner voting

    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

  • Join us

    Add your voice to our movement for change. Every voice counts and we hope that you will add yours.

    Join us today
  • Support our work

    Everything we do is focused on achieving less crime, safer communities, fewer people in prison. We need you to act now for penal reform.

    Ways to support