Prison Reform Trust

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences to ease pressure on prison system

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Removing bars from prison windows is ‘common sense’, says prison policy expert

Removing bars from prison windows is ‘common sense’, says prison policy expert

Removing bars from prison windows is ‘common sense’, says prison policy expert

Mark Day from the Prison Reform Trust has said proposals to remove bars from the windows of new prisons are “common sense”, describing it as “yesterday’s technology”.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

Prisons’ illegal phone trade puts families in ‘huge danger’, says Director of Prison Reform Trust

Prisons’ illegal phone trade puts families in ‘huge danger’, says Director of Prison Reform Trust

The illegal phone trade puts families in ‘danger’, says Prison reform expert

Peter Dawson, the Director of the Prison Reform Trust has said the new scheme to give more prisoners in-cell phones will prevent prisoners’ families becoming involved in the illegal phone trade.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Prison Reform Trust statistics: Howard League for Penal Reform campaigner explains damage done by Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences

Howard League for Penal Reform campaigner: 'we've seen a rise in self-harm among prisoners'

Howard League for Penal Reform: 'we've seen a rise in prisoner self-harm'

Rob Preece highlighted how the Prison Reform Trust's research suggest Imprisonment for Public Protection sentences put 'great pressure' on the system