• 1 Jun 2014

    A new report by the Prison Reform Trust, supported by the Bromley Trust, shows the system under significant strain with fewer staff, worsening safety and fewer opportunities for rehabilitation.

  • 3 Sep 2012

    Overcrowding and high reoffending rates are the norm in the prison system according to an analysis of recent statistics by the Prison Reform Trust.

  • 16 Mar 2011

    Penal reform charities have has expressed broad support for the green paper on punishment and rehabilitation but have also made key recommendations.

  • 10 Aug 2010

    Prison is not working. Helping former offenders into jobs and effectively supervising people on community sentences is a key part of the answer, says Anton Shelupanov. To do this, the UK criminal justice system must embrace innovation as a necessity, not as a desirable extra.

  • 2 Feb 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has criticized society's over-reliance on prisons ‚Ä' and is calling for a commission of enquiry into the penal justice system in the UK, which he says is failing both offenders and victims because it is not restorative.