Week in Justice 3rd of June 2018

Russell Webster’s Blog Week in Justice 3rd June 2018

A sense of progress on prison reform and confidence in the current political leadership at Petty France was undermined again on Thursday when Prison Chief Inspector Peter Clarke issued his second “urgent notification” requiring the Justice Secretary to make rapid improvements to Exeter Prison where violence and easy access to drugs remained the norm despite a critical inspection 18 months ago and a substantial increase in staffing.

On a brighter note, there was a big step forward for Ban the Box campaigners with university applicants no longer required to disclose previous convictions.

As always, click on any tile for the full story.

SAFETY AT EXETER PRISON “UNEQUIVOCALLY POOR”

Prison Chief Inspector issues 2nd urgent notification

HMP LEICESTER INSPECTION

Violence still a problem but evidence of improved conditions

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Rob Allen’s analysis of the prison crisis

EDUCATION IS ONE WAY OUT OF PRISON.

Let’s make work another | Eric Allison

STOP SHORT – SIGHTED SHORT SENTENCES

Revolving Doors campaign picking up steam

PRISON REFORM: SEE IT, SAY IT, SORTED?

Is the Government finally serious about prison reform?

HM INSPECTORATE OF PROBATION

Updated Corporate Plan 2018-2021

PROBATION PRACTICE BLOG SERIES

Mike Guilfoyle on CCJS

Article written by Russell Webster

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