We use cookies to give you the best possible online experience. If you continue, we'll assume you are happy for your web browser to receive all cookies from our website.
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 →
  • 11 May 2018
    Making a difference in prison

    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 Apr 2018
    Brinsford – the story of just one prison

    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 Mar 2018
    Isolation in the snow

    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 Mar 2018
    How to stop mobile phones being smuggled into 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

  • 26 Feb 2018
    Animal magic in prison

    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 Feb 2018
    Words and labels, and why they matter

    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 Feb 2018
    How the Howard League legal team battles hard to get young prisoners released on time

    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 Feb 2018
    Using participation and legal work to help a child get a home on release from prison

    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

  • 7 Feb 2018
    Whitewash the dirty prison walls, but only system change will solve the problems in the long run

    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

  • 10 Jan 2018
    Enshrining children’s rights in policy and practice

    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