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Children whose parents are in prison will today address a meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva.
A research team from Lancaster University has insisted that crime could be reduced by five per cent if gambling problems were effectively addressed.
The Prison Reform Trust has commented on the government's proposals for all offenders sentenced to four years or more to be automatically barred from registering to vote.
Prison educators at more than seventy institutions are on strike today in response to an attempt by their employer to increase working hours and change pay scales.
The Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe has given the UK coalition government three months in which to overturn the blanket ban on sentenced prisoners voting.
The Howard League has revealed today that the prison service has failed to investigate 1,443 recorded incidents of violent and sexual assaults in prisons.
The Court of Appeal has ruled against former UK soldier Joe Glenton, who was sentenced to nine months imprisonment after refusing to fight in Afghanistan.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has launched a campaign seeking to halt the relentless rise in the UK prison population and address the underlying causes of crime.
The High Court of Justice in the UK has ruled that the National Offender Management Service had failed to comply with disability and race laws in its treatment of foreign national prisoners.
The Bishop of Liverpool will initiate a debate in the House of Lords this afternoon, to discuss the Government’s plans to make prisons more sustainable.
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