Category - prison reform trust

  • March 17, 2017

    New research by the Prison Reform Trust reveals significant variations in how police forces deal with women who come into the criminal justice system.

  • March 3, 2017

    A Bristol-based charity, Life Cycle UK, has won the Robin Corbett Award for Prisoner Rehabilitation 2017. Its innovative Bike Back project at HMP Bristol recreates the environment of a working bike shop in a prison.

  • December 19, 2016

    Two briefings have been published which present learning from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Prison Reform Fellowships. From 2010–2015, the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust funded Travelling Fellowships with a particular focus on prison reform across the world. The Fellowships are the result of an innovative partnership between WCMT and the Prison Reform Trust.

  • December 8, 2016

    The 30 most overcrowded prisons in England and Wales are twice as likely to be rated as failing by the prison service compared with prisons overall, a new analysis published with the latest annual edition of the Prison Reform Trust’s Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile, supported by the Bromley Trust, reveals.

  • November 2, 2016

    The prison population in England and Wales has gone over 85,000 after an increase of more than 1,000 people from the beginning of September, statistics published on 28 October 2016 by the Ministry of Justice have revealed.

  • September 27, 2016

    Six in 10 women do not have homes to go to on release from prison, a  new report published  by the Prison Reform Trust and Women in Prison has found.

  • July 6, 2016

    Much greater clarity and transparency are needed in the prosecution of 'joint enterprise' cases, a research report Joint Enterprise: righting a wrong turn?  by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) of Birkbeck, University of London, in partnership with the Prison Reform Trust, has found.

  • June 30, 2016

    People serving an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) have one of the highest rates of self-harm in the prison system according to a new report published by the Prison Reform Trust.

  • June 15, 2016

    The Prison Reform Trust has published a proposal for the establishment of a women’s centre on the site of the existing visitors centre at HMP Holloway, which is due to close later this month.

  • June 13, 2016

    The Prison Reform Trust has prepared a briefing for the House of Lords second reading of the Children and Social Work Bill, which is taking place on 14 June 2016.