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.
- Northumberland prison: A ‘national resource’ that is failing miserably
- Suicide in prison: 82 prisoners took their own lives in 2014
- Feltham prison: inspectors find 1 in 4 children held in conditions amounting to solitary confinement
- Prisons hit by staff shortages in run-up to Christmas
- Books For Prisoners: Hundreds of books delivered to Ministry of Justice
- Books For Prisoners: MAJOR VICTORY AS COURT SAYS SHELVE THIS BAN
- Government still failing children in custody
- Hewell: Men resorting to self-harm to get prison basics
- Brixton, Bristol and Elmley: Three prisons that reveal depth of the crisis behind bars
- Books For Prisoners: Prisoners to be allowed more than 12 books in their cells