International News

UK: User Voice releases 'Nitty Drugs & Broken Trust' 6th November 2018

User Voice releases report on the use of New or Novel psychoactive Substances (NPS) among children and young people in secure estates in England. Read more

UK: Health and Social Care Committee publish report on health and care in prisons 1st November 2018

The Health and Social Care Committee has published a comprehensive report on health and care in prisons with a finding that the Government is failing in its duty of care to prisoners. Read more

UK: Sentencers and sentenced: exploring knowledge, agency and sentencing women to prison 31st October 2018

The APPG on Women in the Penal System has published a report on its inquiry into the sentencing of women. Read more

UK: Safety in Custody Statistics and Deaths of Offenders in the Community 25th October 2018

The Ministry of Justice has published reports on Safety in Custody Statistics and Deaths of Offenders in the Community for England and Wales. Read more

UK: Social care in prisons in England and Wales 16th October 2018

Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons (HMIP) and the Care Quality Commission (UK) have published a thematic report on Social Care in Prisons in England and Wales. Read more

UK: Updates on the implementation of ‘Farmer Review’ recommendations 12th October 2018

An update on the implementation of recommendations from the ‘Farmer Review’ (2017) has been published on the NICCO website. Read more

UK: PPO Annual Report 2017-2018 11th October 2018

The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (England and Wales) has released its Annual Report 2017-2018 Read more

UK: Sentencing Young Adults 20th September 2018

The Howard League for Penal Reform has published research on the need for the development of formal sentencing principles for young adults. Read more

US: Workers with Criminal Records 29th August 2018

A survey was conducted in the US on HR professionals, managers and non-managers to assess their attitudes and policies regarding the hiring of people with previous convictions. Read more

UK: Bromley Briefings Summer 2018 24th July 2018

The Summer 2018 edition of the Prison Reform Trust's Bromley Briefings provides extensive facts and figures on a wide range of key areas within the UK prison system. Read more

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