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Last night’s BBC One Show included a feature on Butler Trust Princess Royal’s Prize winner, Officer Bernadette Hare. The show kicked off with a 5 minute video from HMP Bullingdon about Bernie and the work for which she won her Award, and she received warm applause from the studio audience afterwards.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons’ report on Swinfen Hall prison in Staffordshire, published today (Tuesday 14 March).
High Court orders urgent hearing of legal challenge to prolonged solitary confinement of a child in prison
The High Court has agreed to hear a judicial review brought by the Howard League for Penal Reform on behalf of a of a boy held in prolonged solitary confinement in a London prison.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons’ report on Featherstone prison, published today (Tuesday 28 February).
The Howard League for Penal Reform welcomes the appointment of Charlie Taylor as Chair of the Youth Justice Board, announced today (Friday 24 February) by the Ministry of Justice.
Watch Mark Fairhurst at 1 hour 34 mins on the Victoria Derbyshire Show 1/2/17
Prisons need a profound culture change to prevent people from losing their lives through suicide, according to a report published today (Monday 13 February) by Centre for Mental Health and the Howard League for Penal Reform.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons’ report on Exeter prison, published today (Wednesday 1 February).