October 2003 Archives (News & Press Releases)

13th October 2003

Penal Reform Trust to brief TDs on Prison Privatisation Evidence

"International evidence shows that overall these schemes have failed to deliver on the promise of more cost effective and efficient prisons." - Rick Lines, IPRT Executive Director Read more

15th October 2003

Penal Reform Trust Welcomes Minister's Commitment Against Total Prison Privatisation

Human rights group expresses continued concern over implementation of French-style "semi-private" prisons in Ireland Read more

23rd October 2003

Privatised prison escorts "not a viable option" Department of Justice report confirms

Report "shatters the myth that 'private' is necessarily more efficient than 'public'" says Penal Reform Trust Read more

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